This collection of short stories have such subjects as a boy who is able to grow new fingers, but not always in the right places; the dead dog that isn't quite what it seems; the last request of a grandfather; a man-eating ghost; and a parrot that teaches unpleasant lessons.
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||Supernatural, Juvenile fiction, Ghost stories, Australian, Children's stories, Australian
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This title presents another collection of wacky and varied short stories, stories to be read and enjoyed at a sitting. They're about a boy who is able to grow new fingers, but not always in the right places; the dead dog that isn't quite what it seems; the last request of a grandfather; a man-eating ghost; a parrot that teaches unpleasant lessons and much more.
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Winner of Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best Children's Book 1999.
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Paul Jennings is particularly concerned to make reading fun and interesting for children, instead of a chore. He works as a lecturer in Teacher and Adult Education. Paul has won many Australian awards - in 1992 he won an award in every children's choice list in the country. He lives in Australia.