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Issue Details: First known date: 1998 1998
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Unseen events like... the dead coming back to life... escaping a man-eating ghost... growing spare fingers... cheating the fate that awaits you... from the one and only Paul Jennings.

Adaptations

form y Wormwood Alex Burrows , Jutta Goetze , Piers Hobson , Sue Hore , David Rapsey , Maureen Sherlock , Meaghan Smith , James Beard , John Coulter , Elizabeth Huntley , Western Australia : Great Western Entertainment , 2007 Z1845696 2007 series - publisher film/TV children's fantasy

Based on various short stories by Paul Jennings, Wormwood follows the happenings in the small town of Wormwood, where the fact that the town's economy is based on the production and sale of worm excrement is not the strangest thing about the place.

Previous television series based on Jennings's short stories were Driven Crazy and Round the Twist.

Notes

  • Also available in braille and sound recording formats.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Chinese translation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Ma tong quan da ying xiong
Alternative title: 马桶圈大英雄
Language: Chinese

Works about this Work

Popular as a Dirty Word : Investigating Literary and Cultural Biases Through a Study of Paul Jennings Jeri Kroll , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Crossing the Boundaries 2002; (p. 261-281)
Untitled Karen Usher , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The School Librarian , Summer vol. 49 no. 2 2001; (p. 102)

— Review of Unseen Paul Jennings 1998 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Kylie Hanson , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 43 no. 1 1999; (p. 25)

— Review of Unseen Paul Jennings 1998 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Shirley Broadhurst , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 13 no. 2 1999; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Unseen Paul Jennings 1998 selected work children's fiction
Boy Oh Boy! Pam Macintyre , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1998-1999) no. 207 1998; (p. 42)

— Review of Unseen Paul Jennings 1998 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Kylie Hanson , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , February vol. 43 no. 1 1999; (p. 25)

— Review of Unseen Paul Jennings 1998 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Shirley Broadhurst , 1999 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 13 no. 2 1999; (p. 24-25)

— Review of Unseen Paul Jennings 1998 selected work children's fiction
Untitled Karen Usher , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The School Librarian , Summer vol. 49 no. 2 2001; (p. 102)

— Review of Unseen Paul Jennings 1998 selected work children's fiction
Boy Oh Boy! Pam Macintyre , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December-January (1998-1999) no. 207 1998; (p. 42)

— Review of Unseen Paul Jennings 1998 selected work children's fiction
Popular as a Dirty Word : Investigating Literary and Cultural Biases Through a Study of Paul Jennings Jeri Kroll , 2002 single work criticism
— Appears in: Crossing the Boundaries 2002; (p. 261-281)

Awards

1999 winner Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Children's Book
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