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Penguin Random House Australia, Jun 6, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 156 pages
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It's unbearable . . .
The bird's perch is swinging to and fro and hitting me on the nose.
I can see my eye in its little mirror. Unbearably weird . . .
You have the foulest feet ever.
There are flies for lunch.
A goat swallows your opal.
And you have lived before.

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User Review  - areadingmachine - LibraryThing

Quirky tales for Paul Jennings. These books got me through a few of my awkward years I tell you. Even kids in these stories is the underdog or the want you want to cheer for. There is often twists and ... Read full review

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User Review  - JTran - LibraryThing

Another fantastic and hilarious book written by the Australian author, Paul Jennings. The book contains many little stories combined in one thick fictional novel, each story includes a surprising ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

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

Paul has written over one hundred stories and has been voted 'favourite author' more than forty times by children in Australia, winning every children's choice award. The top rating 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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