Nathan is tired of watching other kids receive awards at assembly, so he hatches a plan to do something 'amazingly amazing' by breaking a record in the Amazing World Records book. With little planning but lots of daring, Nathan and his mates make numerous attempts at World Record feats. Each attempt is unsuccessful and quite frequently painful, but with a quirky twist, they just might succeed.
Louis's best mates, Singo and Hassan, are into basketball and skateboarding, and his dad is into arm-wrestling. Dad wants to build Louis up with wrestling moves like the Walls of Jericho or the Five Star Frog Splash, but Louis is better at flexing words than flexing his muscles.
This summer Louis is put to the test, starting with the Phenomenon of the broken mirror, leading to the Paralysing burglar incident, and finally the night when he comes face to face with Peril.
Adrian Mole goes to Summer Heights High in this story of hormones, high school and social hierarchy from one of Australia's funniest writers.
It's just an ordinary day for Tom Zurbo-Goldblatt. The possibility of romance with his dream girl. Powerful friendships to forge. Wrongs to right. The ultimate test of survival against the Badass Ninjas of Stupidity of Death. And his first-ever sighting of a girlpube. Who says you don't learn anything at school?
The Robot Riot! test
- Henry McThrottle suspects that the new girl, Roberta Flywheel, is
A: a spy. B: a boy. C: a robot.
- Roberta writes in her diary that she is on a mission to
A: kiss Henry. B: clean up the school. C: exterminate all humans.
- Henry and his friends get Grant Gadget to build
A: a treehouse. B: a sand castle. C: a robot-fighting robot.
- Grant Gadget’s robot-fighting robot malfunctions and
A: picks flowers. B: starts telling jokes. C: goes completely out of control.
- Robot Riot! is the name of
Andrea Sachs, a small-town girl fresh out of college, lands the job “a million girls would die for.” Hired as the assistant to Miranda Priestly, the high-profile, fabulously successful editor of Runway magazine, Andrea finds herself in an office that shouts Prada! Armani! Versace! at every turn, a world populated by impossibly thin, heart-wrenchingly stylish women and beautiful men clad in fine-ribbed turtlenecks and tight leather pants that show off their lifelong dedication to the gym.
First, Bart's bad, but this time he has double the trouble and double the fun, when our spike-haired hero swaps places with his look-alike. Now he's the Artist Formerly Known as Bart, and rock 'n' roll will never be the same. In the next adventure, Willie the Scottish groundskeeper and Bravehearted Bart are training in the woods. Their mission: To "give that silk-wearin' Nancy boy Skinner a drubbin' he'll not soon forget!" Ach! Then superstore mania hits Springfield when Apu and Mr. Burns join forces to build the world's biggest convenience mart!
Kids in a pickle, parents in a jam - these tales are bursting with flavour of fun.
Warning - may cause tears of laughter.
Mel and Cathy and Anna have passed vampires on the street, and sat near them in cinemas, but they don't know any. Vampires stick to their own kind, and Mel and her friends hang out with other humans - until a vampire boy in a bizarre sun-proof suit shows up at school and captures Cathy's heart.
"No school for two whole weeks! (Yeah!) I can forget ALL about lessons (and irritating things like Marcus Meldrew). And concentrate on good stuff like: Inventing new ways to annoy my sister Delia. (So many). Band practice for DOGZOMBIES (with my mate Derek). Watching TV and eating caramel wafers. Eating caramel wafers and watching TV. Excellent. Unfortunately a couple of small problems called the dentist and my big weirdo sister, Delia, seem to be getting in the way of my BRILLIANT plans . . ."
Lexi wakes up in a hospital bed after a car accident, thinking it’s 2004 and she’s a twenty-five-year old with crooked teeth and a disastrous love life.But, to her disbelief, she learns it’s actually 2007 – she’s twenty-eight, her teeth are straight, she’s the boss of her department – and she’s married! To a good-looking millionaire! How on earth did she land the dream life??!