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Alternative title: Tom Weekly
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 My Life
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y separately published work icon My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up Tristan Bancks , Sydney : Random House Australia , 2011 Z1847314 2011 selected work short story children's 'Have you ever been kissed by a dog? Ever had to eat Vegemite off your sister's big toe? Have you had a job delivering teeth? Has a bloodthirsty magpie ever been out to get you? Ever woken up to discover that everything hovers? And have you eaten 67 hot dogs in ten minutes? I have. I'm Tom Weekly. This book is full of my stories, jokes, cartoon characters, ideas for theme park rides and other stuff I've made up. It's where I pour out whatever's inside my head. It gets a bit weird sometimes but that's how I roll.' (Publisher's blurb)
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y separately published work icon My Life and Other Stuff that Went Wrong Tristan Bancks , North Sydney : Random House , 2014 6865152 2014 selected work short story children's

'Is your grandpa super-angry? Has your Nan ever tried to climb Mt Everest? Have you started your own playground freak show? And have you risked your life to save your pet rat from certain destruction?

'I have. I'm Tom Weekly and inside the covers of this book you'll find out about all this and learn the secret of my weirdest body part. But I guarantee that won't gross you out anywhere near as much as the story of how Stella Holling, the strangest girl in my class, tricked me into kissing her.' (Publisher's blurb)

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y separately published work icon My Life and Other Massive Mistakes Tristan Bancks , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2015 8080665 2015 selected work short story

'This book is 100% gluten free, 100% fat free, 100% organic and 35% fact free. It has no added sugar and contains absolutely NO NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS AT ALL! May contain traces of NUTS!

'Have you ever helped your pop escape from a nursing home? Does your teacher have a problem with his bowels? Is your sister an evil genius and criminal mastermind? Have you ever mined your teeth for cash? Do you want to know where all the lost socks go? Is there a girl or boy at school who's in love with you and wants to kiss you? And do you know anyone with the worst case of nits in world history?

'I do. I'm Tom Weekly and this is the third book in my life story. Welcome to my weird, funny, sometimes kinda gross adventures.' (Publication summary)

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y separately published work icon My Life and Other Exploding Chickens Tristan Bancks , North Sydney : Random House Australia , 2016 9023886 2016 selected work short story children's

'Have you ever done a runner from the dentist? Are you petrified of clowns? Have giant headlice tried to attack and eat you? Do you ever chew on your grandfather's toenails for short story inspiration? And have you come up with a genius way to never do homework again? All of these things have happened to me. I'm Tom Weekly. My life is an exploding chicken and the book in your hands is my attempt to glue it back together again.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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y separately published work icon My Life and Other Weaponised Muffins Tristan Bancks , Sydney : Random House Australia , 2017 11049381 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Tom Weekly's life just gets weirder and weirder - this is one runaway car ride you won't want to miss!

'Have you ever been trapped inside a runaway car? Have you broken a world record? Is there someone in your class who will stop at nothing to kiss you? Have you ever tricked your dog into doing your homework? Or found something seriously disgusting in your food? Have you sold head lice for fun and profit? Or has your mum ever used raspberry and white chocolate muffins as weapons of minor destruction?

'I’m Tom Weekly and all of these things have happened to me. I’ve captured them here in stories, jokes, cartoons, quizzes and lists. Believe me, real life is weirder than anything you can make up. ' (Publication summary)

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y separately published work icon My Life and Other Failed Experiments Tristan Bancks , Sydney : Random House Australia , 2018 13555669 2018 single work children's fiction children's

'Have you ever tried to eat a car? Has your guinea pig ever been taken hostage? Does your mum always have jobs for you to do around the house? Has your grandmother asked you to help her commit a crime? Have you ever been attacked by a tribe of killer possums? Is your ice-cream man the angriest ice-cream man in Australia? And could your bum possibly save the world? 

'I'm Tom Weekly and this is my life.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

First known date: 2014

Works about this Work

Cover New Ground Nathania Gilson , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , July vol. 98 no. 2 2018; (p. 14)

'Nathania Gilson asks publishers and booksellers about the art of rejacketing a children's book series.' (Introduction)

Cover New Ground Nathania Gilson , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , July vol. 98 no. 2 2018; (p. 14)

'Nathania Gilson asks publishers and booksellers about the art of rejacketing a children's book series.' (Introduction)

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