The gizmo

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Puffin, Sep 1, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 63 pages
Stephen's bra is starting to slip. His pantyhose are sagging. His knickers keep falling down. Oh, the shame of it. He stole a gizmo-and now it's paying him back. Another crazy yarn from Australia's master of madness. The Paul Jennings phenomenon began with the publication of Unreal in 1985. Since then, his stories have been devoured all around the world.

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User Review  - cin0003 - LibraryThing

a dramatic book at first i did't want to read it . my favirot part is when the girl licks the bullys face prety good 7.5 out of ten it is a store that will prove a bully is only a mouse in lions clothes. Read full review

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Think of it. Stealing revenging and in this story Paul Jennings would teach everyone a lesson yet it is hilarious. From the bra to a wedding, from stealing to swapping it is just amazing!!! Read the Gizmo from the one and only Paul Jennings!!!:D


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About the author (1994)

Australian writer, Paul Jennings was born in England in 1943. He emigrated to Australia when he was six years old and grew up in Victoria. He attended Frankston Teachers College and became a teacher. He then attended Lincoln Institute and became a speech pathologist. In 1989, he decided to become a full-time writer. His first title Unreal!, winner of a Young Australians' Best Book Award (YABBA), was published in 1985. Since then, he has published novels and short story collections. His other numerous awards include the Kids Reading Oz Choice Award, the Books I Like Best Yearly Award, the Angus and Robertson Bookworld Award and a COOL Award for his title The Paw Thing. He also received the Golden Puffin Award in 1992 for selling 1 million books in Australia. In addition to writing, Jennings visits school and lectures at conferences and seminars on encouraging children to read.

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