Paul Jennings (Author, Illustrator)

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Paul Jennings (Photo credit: Peter Mack)

Photo credit: Peter Mack

The Paul Jennings phenomenon began with the publication of Unreal! in 1985. Since then, readers all around the world have devoured his books.

Paul Jennings has written over one hundred stories and has been voted 'favourite author' over forty times by children in Australia, winning every children's choice award. The toprating TV series Round the Twist and Driven Crazy are based on a selection of his enormously popular short-story collections such as Unseen! which was awarded the 1999 Queensland Premier's Literary Award for Best Children's Book. In 1995 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to children's literature and was awarded the prestigious Dromkeen Medal in 2001. Paul has sold more than 8 million books worldwide.

 

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Book Cover:  Come Back Gizmo!
The third story in the successful Gizmo series, involving a mean-spirited hoodlum who – via a toilet seat getting stuck on his head – discovers compassion and becomes a hero.
The third story in the successful Gizmo series, involving a mean-spirited hoodlum who – via a toilet seat getting stuck on his head – discovers compassion and becomes a hero.
Published: 11/09/1996
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140378450
Book Cover:  Deadly! Bindup

ALL SIX BOOKS IN ONE!

Join Amy and Sprocket as they uncover deadly secret after deadly secret on the most tumultuous journey of their lives.  An adventure full of delight, terror, tears and laughter, DEADLY! will leave you gasping.

IT'S DARING!

IT'S DANGEROUS!

IT'S DEADLY!








ALL SIX BOOKS IN ONE!

Join Amy and Sprocket as they uncover deadly secret after deadly secret on the most tumultuous journey of their lives.  An adventure full of delight, terror, tears and laughter...

Published: 03/04/2002
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143300243
Book Cover:  How Hedley Hopkins Did a Dare, Robbed a Grave, Made a New Friend Who    Might Not Have Really Been There at All, And While He Was at it Committed a Terrible Sin Which Everyone Was Doing Even Though He Didn't Know it

Hedley Hopkins has a few problems: he is the new kid at school, straight off the boat from England in the 1950s. The only friends he has made are the kids at the Loony Bin especially bald headed, long armed Victor. But if he could just fulfil a dare and dig out the hideous skull hidden in a grave in the sand dunes, he could impress the bullies at school and become their friend. But Hedley is not so...

Hedley Hopkins has a few problems: he is the new kid at school, straight off the boat from England in the 1950s. The only friends he has made are the kids at the Loony Bin especially bald headed, long...

Published: 30/05/2005
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141306117
Book Cover:  How Hedley Hopkins Did a Dare...
Published: 03/05/2005
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781742284927
Book Cover:  Little Rascal to the Rescue

Real books for beginners

The big dragons won't let Rascal play.
But they soon need his help.
Is he big enough to save them?

Read a Rascal story to your children and before long they'll read it to you.


Real books for beginners

The big dragons won't let Rascal play.
But they soon need his help.
Is he big enough to save them?

Read a Rascal story to your children and before long they'll read it to you...


Published: 26/07/2006
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143302674

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Over the last year, in the run up to his 40th birthday, Jamie Oliver has been on a personal journey, exploring his relationship with food and his body, and rediscovering how to make his ‘engine’ run as efficiently as possible.   By making some gradual and significant changes to his diet and lifestyle, he has seen a dramatic improvement in his own health and wellbeing. Now he wants to share what he has learnt with everyone else.

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