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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Little Black Balls
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'A girl tells her mother the story of how she helped one of her friends, who spends all his time wearing paper and watching the clouds and has many animals for friends, with an operation, and how she lost one of his jewels to a goat. Was later adapted as an episode of Round The Twist, was one of two adaptions to be combined into one episode.' (

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Unbearable! : More Bizarre Stories Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Penguin , 1990 Z667933 1990 selected work children's fiction humour children's
    — Appears in: Absolut unfassbar! 1996;

    — Appears in: Absolut unglaublich! 2003;
    'Where can you run when you're covered in toenails? Could smelly feet really put you to sleep? Why did Gary go to school with his head in a birdcage? How do you recover your opal when a goat has swallowed it? What was Splinter's job before he was born? You'll never guess. And you'll have to wait till the last page of each story to find out.' (Source: GoodReads)
    Ringwood : Penguin , 1990
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