Black Baron, Jakes champion cockroach hasn't lost a race and Jake is on top of the world. But his mum discovers the Black Baron in a shoebox and is horrified. When the Black Baron escapes, Mum calls the pest exterminator and a slapstick tale ensues. Ages 9-12.
It's a jungle out there and Daks and his mates are in for an unexpected adventure at camp. 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?
Jez has a problem. Having racked up debt, he needs money. Fast. He decides to get a loan from a boy called Crippler, but finds he is stuck with a new problem: Crippler wants to be paid back, now. So with the help of his best mate, Cheezel, he stumbles on a plan to find the mayor's missing dog and make a ...Show more
When their teacher sets a class experiment to look after an egg for a whole week as though it were a baby, the class is excited but it's going to be a l-o-n-g week. Soon, there are several casualties and the narrator is devastated when, at the end of the week, the school bully smashes his egg all over h ...Show more
When Jayden's parents go off on their second honeymoon, he's forced to stay with his eccentric and prickly cactus-devotee relatives. But Jayden's boredom turns to distress when his aunt and uncle bring home an unusual cactus. There's just something spooky about it. And when it starts shaking and increas ...Show more
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 ...Show more
When Georgia and her brother Ned are shipped off to their uncle and aunt's farm for the holidays, things look bleak. She will have to spend time with her bully of a cousin, Jeff. When she meets a strange local girl called Lily who wants to be friends, Georgia decides anything is better than spending tim ...Show more
After accidentally smashing her next-door neighbour's pet python's tank, Jinx has to come up with a plan for some fast cash to pay for a new tank, so she devises a number of schemes, but they all end in disaster! Just when Jinx is about to give up, something comes up that gives her the chance to use her ...Show more
When Charlie's family car pulls up outside the zoo, he realises he's been tricked by his parents again. This isn't the zoo. It's a petting zoo! His younger sister, Abby, is going to love it, but Charlie is in for the most boring day of his life. It's going to be worse than school. Until the alpacas get ...Show more
In a moment of temporary insanity, Sol Tranter challenges school bully, Aggo, to a game of handball - and what's worse, he blurts out that he is going to beat Aggo using hypnotism. Sol is miserable and desperate in equal measures, and with no plan forthcoming, he hopes for a miracle. Things begin to loo ...Show more
Thicky and Nobby find an old discarded bike near the railway tracks. They hatch a plan: each rider puts twenty cents in a jar and the person who dares to ride the bike to the bottom of the hill wins the loot. Ages 9-12.
Centuria -- a planet full of new technology and fascinating inventions. A great place for Jesse to spend his two hundred and ?fty space credits he's brought with him from Earth. But when he rescues human-like robot boy, Michael, Jesse must go deep into the Farlands around the city. Will he be able to he ...Show more