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Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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y The Adventures of Nanny Piggins R. A. Spratt , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2009 Z1562355 2009 single work children's fiction children's

'Nanny Piggins, the world's most glamorous flying pig, runs away from the circus and goes to live with the Greens as their nanny. The Green children, Derrick, Samantha and Michael, fall in love with her instantly. Who could not fall in love with a Nanny whose only job qualifications are her astonishing ability to be fired out of a cannon and her amazing ability to make chocolate cake, sometimes both at the same time?

'They then have some wonderful adventures together. I won't spoil them for you by listing them all but they do include catching a serial doorknob thief, hiding a 10-foot dancing bear in the basement and being lost at sea en route to China.' (Publisher's blurb)

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y Nanny Piggins and the Wicked Plan R. A. Spratt , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2009 Z1645707 2009 single work children's fiction children's
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y Nanny Piggins and the Runaway Lion R. A. Spratt , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2010 Z1697466 2010 selected work children's fiction children's adventure

'With a runaway lion loose in the neighbourhood, Derrick, Samantha and Michael feel scared. Nanny Piggins feels like a slice of cake. And Boris feels like that lion looks strangely familiar.

'In this third action-packed book of adventures, Nanny Piggins tames a lion and a lion tamer. She revolutionises the sport of ski jumping, introduces hot-pink leotards to the local Neighbourhood Watch, demonstrates trapeze skills on a moving bus, plays badminton with a wok and teaches Shakespeare a thing or two about how to write a play. All while thwarting Mr Green's attempt to send her favourite children to Nicaragua (she does find it wearisome having to put him in his place constantly). And yet, somehow, she still finds time to bake lots and lots of cake.' (From the pubblisher's website.)

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y Nanny Piggins and the Accidental Blast-Off R. A. Spratt , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2011 Z1697589 2011 single work children's fiction children's adventure 'Derrick, Samantha and Michael should be in school. Instead they find themselves in NASA's space shuttle, which Nanny Piggins manages to accidentally launch, blasting them all into outer space. This time she has gone too far! In this thrilling fourth instalment of her adventures, Nanny Piggins wrestles with a crocodile, bungy jumps of the roof using the elastic from Mr Green's underpants, staples chicken wire over their chimney to keep out Santa, captures an apricot danish-loving jewel thief and rescues her brother, Boris, from an onslaught of professional wrestlers.' (Random House Australia website)
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y Nanny Piggins and the Rival Ringmaster R. A. Spratt , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2011 Z1797195 2011 single work children's fiction children's 'In book five of her enthralling adventures, Nanny Piggins discovers some startling truths about the ruthless Ringmaster, provides counselling to a Moldovan princess with pre-wedding jitters, inadvertently wins a Nobel Prize while impersonating her sister and catches up with her favourite 4-tonne friend, Esmeralda the forgetful elephant.' Source: Libraries Australia. (Sighted 09/08/2011).
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y Nanny Piggins and the Pursuit of Justice R. A. Spratt , North Sydney : Random House , 2012 6181646 2012 single work children's fiction children's

'Nanny Piggins gets in trouble with the law after some illicit tight rope walking, and is sentenced to 5000 hours community service. But she isn't the type of pig to take her punishment lying down, not when there are old people to rescue, pirates to impersonate and a great big bus to borrow.'

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y Nanny Piggins and the Daring Rescue R. A. Spratt , North Sydney : Random House , 2012 Z1882279 2012 single work children's fiction children's adventure 'When Mr Green rings from a tropical island, begging to be rescued, Nanny Piggins first instinct is to say no. However, a principle is at stake. No-one kidnaps her employer - at least not without written permission from her. So Nanny Piggins sets out to save the hapless tax lawyer, and to do so she must first dabble in a spot of bungy jumping, deceive immigration officials wearing a fake moustache and seduce the President with her most powerful weapon - the dance of the seven cakes.' (Publisher's blurb)
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y Nanny Piggins and the Race to Power R. A. Spratt , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2013 Z1936435 2013 single work children's fiction children's 'A vote for Piggins is a vote for cake! In this riveting eighth instalment of Nanny Piggins' adventures, she sets out to thwart Mr Green's political ambitions by running for mayor herself. Her mission - to proudly fight for Liberty, Equality and Cake! Is democracy safe? Probably not. Will Nanny Piggins give everyone in the electorate diabetes from too much cake? Most likely. And along the way tremendous adventure abounds. Taking part in a diabolical fun run, being trapped in a sabotaged lift, faking seismic activity, safeguarding the local vacant lot and beating the world pole vault record is just the beginning.' (Publisher's blurb)

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First known date: 2009
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