Review: A Humorous Anthology of Short Stories by Australian Children’s Authors

Laugh Your Head Off Again, Various authors, Andrea Innocent (illus.), Pan Macmillan, 2016 Synopsis: 9 authors, 9 stories to make you laugh your head off again. A busting moment + a pet show + a ten metre high concrete tomato + a dog with a knack for trouble + the perfect footy pie + a mischievous monkey + a king on a break from his kingdom + a legendary lunchtime bandit + a llama farm camp = one hilarious book. Laugh Your Head Off Again is the companion title to the 2015 Pan Macmillan book...
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#InterviewByTheme with Katrina McKelvey

Katrina McKelvey is here today talking all things 'bottoms', and other whacky things in our Comedy themed interview! It's a TOoT! I mean, HOoT! 🙈🙉🙊 What is the funniest book you've ever read? I fell in love with reading when the book, ‘Just Tricking’ by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton smacked me in the face many years ago. The chapter, ‘Cockroach’ still has me in stitches. I just can’t get the visuals of Andy’s bare bottom facing Mr Bainbridge while the top half of ...
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Just Andy

Guest Post by Katrina McKelvey I’m a self-confessed reluctant reader. I know what it is like to do anything to avoid reading. As a child I climbed trees instead. Andy Griffiths has showed me how to love books. He’s my inspiration! Here’s how it all happened … 'Laughter is the reward for even the most reluctant reader.’ – Andy Griffiths 2014 The year was 2002 I discovered the power of books well into my teacher career. I can’t remember how, but ‘Just Tricking’ by Andy Griffiths landed on my des...
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