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:  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:  Fantastic And Amazing Gizmo Bindup, The
The Gizmo

Stephen's bra is starting to slip. His pantyhose are sagging. His knickers keep falling down. Oh, the shame of it!     

 

The Gizmo Again

The girl sucks Jack's eye. Her tongue is huge and spongy and dribbly. The tip of it goes up one nostril.

 

Come Back Gizmo

The dog sniffs Jimmy's legs. Jimmy sniffs the dog's legs. The dog sniffs Jimmy's bottom. Jimmy sniffs . ...

The Gizmo

Stephen's bra is starting to slip. His pantyhose are sagging. His knickers keep falling down. Oh, the shame of it!     

 

The Gizmo Again

The girl sucks Jack's eye. Her tongue...

Published: 01/03/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143304876
Book Cover:  Gizmo, The
Some gizmos are pretty weird, but this one is the weirdest ever! And it won't go away. A wacky story by the amazing Paul Jennings.
Some gizmos are pretty weird, but this one is the weirdest ever! And it won't go away. A wacky story by the amazing Paul Jennings.
Published: 01/11/1994
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140370904
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
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

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20 May 2016
Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards Shortlist Announced
We are delighted to announce that the following Penguin Random House authors have been shortlisted for the Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards:

Suri’s Wall by Lucy Estela and Matt Ottley
Ollie and the Wind by Ronojoy Ghosh

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