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Barking Mad | Black Baron | Camp Crazy | Camp Croc | Dead Certain | Dog Squad | Egghead | Freaky | Going for Broke | Haunted | Heart of Magic | Jinxed! | Oddball | Queasy Rider | Spaced Out | Sucked In | Sucked Out | The Big Dig | The Great Shave | The Master | The Meteorite Kid |

 

Barking MadBarking Mad

When Alex finds a cute dog for the charity Pet Parade, he thinks he’s set. But he finds himself dealing with a scrabble-playing, calculating pooch with a vicious competitive streak. Can Alex control his cunning canine before he sends everyone barking mad?

Download: Barking Mad Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Renae Hayward




Black BaronBlack Baron, by Robyn Opie

Black Baron, the best racing cockroach ever, has won again!
Jake is on top of the world.
Until Mum discovers Black Baron under Jake's bed.
Can Jake save Black Baron from certain death?
Download: Black Baron Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Robyn Opie

 


Camp CrazyCamp Crazy

Daks and his mates are camping. Just four mates, no parents, alone with nature. But then they find a hidden camp. Someone else is on the mountain. Is it the legendary Jungle Jim? Or someone much more sinister?

 

Download: Camp Crazy Classroom Ideas

More about the author: Trudie Trewin

 


Camp CrocCamp Croc, by Trudie Trewin

Camp Trib is legendary. Daks is finally there after years of waiting.

But so are two wildlife smugglers.
Who should Daks and his mates be more afraid of?
The smugglers? Or the wildlife?

Download: Camp Croc Classroom Ideas

More about the author: Trudie Trewin

 


 

Dead CertainDead Certain, Sally Gould

Max has a plan.
A plan to help out his favourite uncle one last time.
Even if Dad grounds him.
Even if it means he can't go to Thomo's go-kart party.
He knows exactly what to do.
In fact, he's dead certain.

Download: Dead Certain Classroom Ideas

More about the author: Sally Gould

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Disaster ChefDisaster Chef

Ollie’s a footy champ, not a chef. When his brother, Julian, is on a kids’ cooking show, Ollie’s world turns into a recipe for disaster. Will Ollie be able to survive the sidelines?

 

Download: Disaster Chef Classroom Ideas

More about the author: Meredith Costain

 


Dog SquadDog Squad, by Meredith Costain

For the Dog Squad there's no job too small, no mission too dangerous.
Especially if there's cash involved.
But when they take on Operation Collect Big-time things don't go to plan.
Has the Dog Squad bitten off more than it can chew?

Download: Dog Squad Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Meredith Costain

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EggheadEgghead, by Clare Scott

Paddy is excited when his teacher announces an experiment – a week-long experiment.
Potions! Eruptions!
Explosions! Awesome.
Too bad this experiment is not what it's cracked up to be.

Download: Egghead Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Clare Scott

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Freaky

Freaky, by Sue Whiting

Three weeks with the rellies at Cactus Court.
No City Skate.
No mates. No fun.
Could life get much worse for Jayden?
Of course it could.
And what's more, it did.

Download: Freaky Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Sue Whiting

 


Going for BrokeGoing for Broke, by Meg McKinlay

Nathan Foley is desperate for greatness.
Record-breaking greatness.
Planning? Who needs it?
Research? What's that?
Nathan's on a path to glory.
What could go wrong?

Download: Going for Broke Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Meg McKinlay

 


HauntedHaunted, by Lorraine Orman

There's something about Lily.
Something very strange.
She's a ghost.
Lily wants to be friends with Georgia and Ned.
But are they playing with fire?

Download: Haunted Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Lorraine Orman


Heart of MagicHeart of Magic, by Penny Matthews

Stacey wishes she were more like Twyla.
Twyla is confident. Stacey isn't.
Twyla is daring. Stacey isn't.
Everything changes when the gypsy gives Stacey a gold heart pin.
Is the pin magic?
What is going on?

Download: Heart of Magic Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Penny Matthews

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I Dare YouI Dare You

It’s not easy being the new kid at school. Especially when the local bully has it in for you. And when you’re challenged to do a stack of stupid dares. Can life get any worse?

 

Download: I Dare You Classroom Ideas

More about the author: Aleesah Darlison

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Jinxed!Jinxed! by Jill McDougall

Jinx loves jokes. (Some of her best friends are jokes – ha, ha.)
But an accident involving a pet python and a broken glass is no joking matter.
Jinx needs to make some fast cash … really fast.

Download: Jinxed! Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Jill McDougall

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OddballOddball, by Janeen Brian

Aggo is the King of Sport.
Ruler of School. Top Bully.
So why would Sol go and tell Aggo he'd thrash him at handball using hypnotism?
Sol has no idea.
What was he thinking?

Download: Oddball Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Janeen Brian

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Queasy RiderQueasy Rider, by James Roy

When the kids find an old bike, Nobby thinks it's a piece of junk.
Thicky thinks it has potential.
Shirley just see's money.
Lots of money.
And that's when the plan is hatched.
They are going to be rich!
Or are they?

Download: Queasy Rider Classroom Ideas
More about the author: James Roy

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Spaced Out

Queasy Rider

Jesse is the first kid in his class to travel to the planet Centuria.

He has two whole weeks off school. And some serious spending money.

This trip is going to be awesome.

Or is it?

Download: Spaced Out Classroom Ideas

More about the author: Moya Simons

Author website

 



Spitting Image

Spitting Image

The afro-wigged, eye make-up wearing alpacas have escaped! Charlie and Helen need to get them back into their pen before anyone notices. If they can’t, there’ll be trouble. But how do you catch an animal that is out to get you?

 

Download: Spitting Image Classroom Ideas

More about the author: James Roy

 



Sucked In

Sucked In, by John Parker

When Zainey buys an eye, Dan thinks it's a total rip-off – a useless joke.
But this eye is no joke.
This eye is after blood.

Download: Sucked In Classroom Ideas
More about the author: John Parker

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sucked_out_coverSucked Out

That creepy eyeball is on the loose again.
It has left the back of Old Grimmo's head and is out for blood.
Can Dan and Zainey capture it before it finds a new home?

Download: Sucked Out Classroom Ideas
More about the author: John Parker

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The Big Dig

The Big Dig, by Meg McKinlay

Nathan's plan is brilliant.
Brilliant and simple.
Dig. Dig some more.
Put water in. Swim.
Professionals? Who needs 'em?
Measurements? Boring!
This pool is destined for greatness.
What could possibly go wrong?

Download: The Big Dig Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Meg McKinlay

 


The Great ShaveThe Great Shave, by Clare Scott

The Screaming Greenie Meanies are in town. As their biggest fan, Stix dyes his hair green.
All is cool until Stix meets up with a razor.
Now Stix is a legend.
Who would have guessed?

Download: The Great Shave Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Clare Scott

Author website

 


The MasterThe Master, by Geoff Havel

"No one gets the Master," says Gramps. "The Master gets you."
Rick loves a good prank. Almost as much as Gramps does.
And Rick's latest idea is sure to be the best prank ever.
Can Rick trick the Master once and for all?

Download: The Master Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Geoff Havel

 


The Meteorite KidThe Meteorite Kid, by Carol Faulkner

Gotcha! Morgan Mayne takes a stunning catch at her baseball final.
But she doesn't save the game.
She doesn't even catch the ball.
What she does catch is a strange blue object …
Suddenly Morgan's the Meteorite Kid – but this is no meteorite.

Download: The Meteorite Kid Classroom Ideas
More about the author: Carol Faulkner

 

The SliceThe Slice

The contest: hold on to the pizza box, no matter what. The prize: a tasty slice of left over meatlovers. The problem: no one will let go. No matter what.

 

Download: The Slice Classroom Ideas

More about the author: Rose Quilter

 

 

Wreck the HallsWreck the Halls

$500 prize money! Yes! This Christmas decorating comp is too easy. Decorations? No sweat. Strategy? Who needs it? What on earth could go wrong?

 

Download: Wreck the Halls Classroom Ideas

More about the author: Meg McKinlay

Author website

 

 

 


 

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