Aussie Nibbles, Bites and Chomps
and a Quick Read
David, the Best Model Maker in the World
build a model of anything he saw, out of the things young boys have in
their cupboards. One day, he receives a mysterious letter, challenging
him to build a giant ball. But it is a trick and now it is up to David
to save his Mum and Dad and his sister, Sarah.
is an Aussie Nibble, for children who have just learned to
Margo hear their grandmother talk about putting a blue rinse in her
hair. They decide to do it for her, while she is asleep. They use food
dye. Too much food dye. Oh dear. Blue Hair. Get the
knows the removalists are taking away the wrong house. Yet no one
believes him – not his father, not the removalists. He sets out to stop
them and what an adventure it turns out to be. Sliding tables and flying
soup cans. But Brian won’t give up. He has to save the
Box of Chicks
interested in everything, but most of all he loved animals. And animals
loved Mervyn, especially the chicks he discovered at school. But his Mum
wasn’t so keen. She wants them out of the house. And worse still, if he
can’t find a home for his box full of chicks, they will end up DEAD
Grommet Saves the World
lives life on the edge. When this gets him into trouble at Scream World,
the manager sees an opportunity. Someone has been sabotaging the rides
at the theme park. She needs an undercover agent to catch the culprit.
And who would suspect a skateboarding teenager like Grommet of being a
near a park with a large duck pond. One morning he wakes early to the
sound of duck calls. But the calls aren’t coming from a real duck. When
he investigates, he finds he must act to stop a terrible crime.
warned – reading this book can be a messy affair!
fourteen year old Jack goes fishing on his family’s isolated cattle
property he’s lucky not be caught himself – by a rogue crocodile. To
capture the huge reptile, Jack’s father calls in a trapper who gives out
a constant stream of facts about crocodile. He captures one, but what he
and Jack don’t know is that there is a second one, even bigger. Your
blood will race when Jack has to save the crocodile trapper from this
Dan and his
mate, Joe, love space adventures. They play out fantastic battles in
their back yards. Then they find some old walkie-talkies in the garage
and play around with the wiring. Suddenly, they find themselves in the
middle of a real Intergalactic battle that threatens the entire
The Trolley Boys
You've seen them -
those boys who round up the empty trolleys at super markets and shopping
malls. Always sweating, dodging cars and pushing the longest line of
shopping trolleys you've ever seen.
Brent is one of them.
When his mate, Nathan, is fired for damaging the managers BMW, the new
guy is no fun. Brent is lonely and bored until a valuable diamond
necklace is snatched from the centre of the shopping mall. The police
can't work out how the thieves got away with it. Only a pair of trolleys
boys can understand their cunning.
The Mobile Phone
When Renton flies to
France for a holiday with his father, he gets more than he bargains for.
Looking for somewhere to have a picnic near the beautiful village
of Honfleur he and his dad stumble across some dodgy characters who
don't want their faces seen. But it's too late and although they leave
quickly, Renton's dad is kidnapped. What can he do to save him when he
can't speak a word of French. Worse still, he sees one of the villains
at the police station. No, if Renton is going to rescue his father, he
has to do it on his own and he has just the weapon to help him. His
How does he do
it? Well, you will have to read the story to find out - and afterwards,
you will never leave home without your mobile.
One look at the cover
should tell you what the Fishy Frog is. Yep, an old fashion Landrover,
complete with fishing rod holders, tackle box on the side and - hey,
wait a minute. Those are kids behind the wheel. That can't be right.
Driving is a job for grown-ups, not boys still years away from a drivers
licence. But sometimes life doesn't play by the rules and when Ben and
Ash find their Grandad is dying after a snake bite, it's up to them to
him to safety. There's only one way it's going to happen. Someone will
have to drive the Fishy Frog over the rocks and through the treacherous
sand. Will they make it, or will the tide and the surf turn the old
Landrover into a battered and rusting wreck.
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