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Pat Flynn Pat Flynn i(A63840 works by)
Born: Established: 1968 Brisbane, Queensland, ;
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

Flynn grew up on an old dairy farm in Jimboomba, Queensland. Before becoming a secondary school teacher, Pat Flynn was a professional tennis player and coach in the 1980s and 1990s.

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y separately published work icon The Toilet Kid no. 2 St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2009 Z1605944 2009 single work children's fiction children's

'Hungry? Need lunch? Want the perfect food to impress your girlfriend? Then you need to see Matt, because Matt has an amazing talent. It's called ... Tuckshop.

'Matt "a.k.a. The Tuckshop Kid" is back! And he's smaller than ever! He's lost weight, is sort-of enjoying exercise and is going out with the perfect girl, Kayla, who loves food as much as he does. He can hardly believe his luck.

'But when Matt uncovers Kayla's secret, he realises that no one is perfect and sometimes problems can take on a life of their own.' (From the publisher's website.)

2010 shortlisted Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards Best Language Development Book for Upper Primary Children (2003-2013)
y separately published work icon The Tuckshop Kid St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2006 Z1296355 2006 single work children's fiction children's Some kids are good at footy, or handball, or tennis. Not Matt, though. Matt is an expert at tuckshop. In the dog-eat-pie world of the playground, someone like Matt can go a long way. But, of course, being the best at anything does have its problems.
2010 shortlisted YABBA Fiction for Younger Readers
2010 shortlisted KOALA Awards Younger Readers
2007 shortlisted Queensland Premier's Literary Awards Best Children's Book
2007 honour book CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Younger Readers
y separately published work icon To the Light St Lucia : University of Queensland Press , 2005 Z1208206 2005 single work children's fiction children's 'Jamie feels different because she's not a typical girl. Her sister, Sky, is ranked most popular girl in the school. How can she compete? Jamie has to decide how much she is willing to change in order to be accepted. She eventually learns from Des, the Mal surfer, that respecting yourself and facing up to your fears is the best way to contentment. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary.' (Publisher's blurb)
2006 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Book of the Year: Younger Readers
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