Alan Brough Alan Brough i(9659588 works by)
Born: Established:
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
Gender: Male
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'Alan Brough is probably best known for his seven year stint as team captain on ABC1's beloved musical quiz show Spicks & Specks. He is also a writer, director, actor, broadcaster and stand-up comedian.' (Source )

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Charlie and the War Against the Grannies 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'I didn't want Mrs Cyclopolos to explode. I just wanted a paper round.

'My name is Charlie Ian Duncan. I will be 12 on 2 February. I have written this history of my war with the grannies because I need everyone to know that I didn't mean for Mrs Cyclopolos to blow up. I just wanted a paper round.

'When I say 'my war with the grannies', I really mean the war I waged alongside my best friend Hils, my second-best-friend Rashid, Peter the Iraqi who isn't afraid of anything (well apart from one thing), Warren and his magical bike TwelveSpeed and those crazy people we met underground.

'The grannies started it when I asked them about a paper round and they sprayed me in the face with rooster brand chilli sauce and made me think that I was dead. Hils and I decided to go to war with them but then I discovered one of the grannies had a glass eye and I wasn't sure if it was okay to go to war against someone with a glass eye but then I discovered that the granny with the glass eye could pinch bricks in half, turn her snot-covered hankies into deadly throwing weapons and possessed a truly terrible device called the Gnashing Gnet.

'It's all true.

'Especially the bit about me not wanting anyone to blow up. ' (Publication summary)

2017 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Five to 8 Years
2017 longlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian Book of the Year for Younger Children
2017 longlisted Indie Awards Children's
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