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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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y Falling For It [and] The Kangapoo Don't Look Now : Book 1 Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2013 6169899 2013 selected work children's fiction children's fantasy

'The other kids don't see things the same way as me. I spend a lot of time imagining things. I just don't get it. Inside my head I am not the same as other kids.

'Ricky is an ordinary boy, who dreams of being famous. And he has a secret that might just help him realise his dream. Because Ricky can fly. Truly. He can really fly. But there's a hitch. He can only fly when absolutely no one is looking. If a person, an animal or a bird sees him while he's flying, he will fall out of the sky and almost certainly die. But Ricky is desperate. Will he risk flying in public, just for a shot at fame?

'The first two stories in a brilliant series presented in words and pictures by master story tellers Paul Jennings and Andrew Weldon. Don't Look Now will have readers laughing out loud at Ricky and his hilarious adventures - on and off the ground.' (Publisher's blurb)

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y A Magician Never Tells [and] Elephant Bones Don't Look Now : Book 2 Paul Jennings , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2013 6169967 2013 selected work children's fiction fantasy

''You're grounded, Ricky,' said Mum. 'Yes,' said Dad. 'In more ways than one.'

'Ricky is an ordinary boy, who can fly. He can really fly! But only when no one is looking. His dream is to one day be FAMOUS. But after accidentally opening the car window at the car wash, he's grounded. No movies, no swimming, no phone. And definitely no flying. But he has a plan. The school concert is coming up and he has the best ever magic trick up his sleeve. Will he wow the crowd, or fall flat on his face?' (Publisher's blurb)

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y Hair Cut [and] Just a Nibble Paul Jennings , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2013 6420797 2013 selected work children's fiction children's fantasy

'Ricky is flying high above a dog and a pack of Girl Guides. If they look up he will fall. Straight on top of them. Not just embarrassing, but deadly. ' (Publisher's blurb)

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y Hobby Farm [and] Seeing Red Paul Jennings , Sydney : Allen and Unwin , 2013 6420875 2013 selected work children's fiction

'At last, Ricky is friends with Samantha. But he still wants to be FAMOUS. Find out if he can finally realise his dream even though he can't let anyone see him fly.

'A brilliant series presented in words and pictures by master story tellers Paul Jennings and Andrew Weldon. Don't Look Now will have readers laughing out loud at Ricky and his hilarious adventures - on and off the ground.' (Publisher's blurb)

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First known date: 2013

Works about this Work

Book Covers : Exploring Book Cover Designs for Trends from the Perspective of a Book Cover Designer Peter Evans , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 29 no. 5 2014; (p. 18-20)
Story Still Rules Fran Metcalf , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27-28 July 2013; (p. 19)
Spreading His Wings Heather Zubek , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 September 2013; (p. 6)
Story Still Rules Fran Metcalf , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 27-28 July 2013; (p. 19)
Spreading His Wings Heather Zubek , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 September 2013; (p. 6)
Book Covers : Exploring Book Cover Designs for Trends from the Perspective of a Book Cover Designer Peter Evans , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 29 no. 5 2014; (p. 18-20)

Awards

2014 winner Australian Publishers Association Awards APA Book Design Awards Best Designed Children’s/Young Adult Series
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