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Michael Gerard Bauer Michael Gerard Bauer i(A78467 works by) (a.k.a. Michael Bauer)
Born: Established: 1955 Brisbane, Queensland, ;
Gender: Male
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1 y separately published work icon Rodney Forgets It! Michael Gerard Bauer , Chrissie Krebs (illustrator), Lindfield : Omnibus Books , 2022 24432925 2022 single work picture book children's

'Rodney had a habit of forgetting this and that. Like where he left his coffee cup, his wallet or his hat. So will he remember that he's invited to the Party of the Year!? From the creators of the CBCA Award-winning Rodney Loses It comes another comically chaotic tale ... of never forgetting what is most important.'  (Publication summary)

1 Crime and Pun-inshment Michael Gerard Bauer , 2019 single work short story
— Appears in: Funny Bones 2019;
2 y separately published work icon The Things that Will Not Stand Michael Gerard Bauer , Gosford : Omnibus Books , 2018 14873596 2018 single work novel young adult

'Sebastian is at a university open day with his best friend Tolly when he meets a girl. Her name is Frida, and she's edgy, caustic and funny. She's also a storyteller, but the stories she tells about herself don't ring true, and as their surprising and eventful day together unfolds, Sebastian struggles to sort the fact from the fiction. But how much can he expect Frida to share in just one day? And how much of his own self and his own secrets will he be willing to reveal in return?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2 1 y separately published work icon Rodney Loses It! Michael Gerard Bauer , Chrissie Krebs (illustrator), Lindfield : Omnibus Books , 2017 11532235 2017 single work picture book children's

'Rodney was a rabbit who loved nothing more than drawing. He never found it tiresome, tedious or boring. But then one day, disaster struck, the one thing Rodney feared, while working at his drawing desk his pen just...DISAPPEARED! A truly hysterical search for a missing pen, by award-winning author Michael Gerard Bauer.' (Publication summary)

2 4 y separately published work icon The Pain, My Mother, Sir Tiffy, Cyber Boy & Me Michael Gerard Bauer , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2016 9022769 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'It really all started with The Pain. He officially came into my life exactly nine weeks and one day before our Year Ten Graduation Dance. And despite my very best efforts to wipe the day from my mind, I can still remember it clearly. It was a Friday. The thirteenth day of the month. Notice anything there? Maggie Butt is facing not only a stranger taking over her mother's life but her own as well, and she is not going to let that happen. But then there's the one-eyed snaggle-toothed cat, senior subject choices, the dream date and Cyber Boy, the geek in the library to contend with as well. Its going to be an interesting year.' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon The Case of the Really, Really Scary Things Michael Gerard Bauer , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2015 8669037 2015 single work children's fiction children's

'Evil Doctor Evil MacEvilness is at it again! With his new evil device he's using peoples own NIGHTMARES against them. To defeat him, Secret Agent Derek Danger Dale will have to overcome humankinds greatest FEARS. But is Derek really prepared for the HORRORS that await him in the Four Rooms of Getting SCARIER and SCARIER? Secret Agent Derek Danger Dale knows he has nothing to FEAR but FEAR itself. And that's what he's AFRAID of! ' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon The Case of the Really, Really Magnetic Magnet Michael Gerard Bauer , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2015 8377342 2015 single work children's fiction children's
1 2 y separately published work icon The Case of the Animals Behaving Really, Really Badly Michael Gerard Bauer , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2014 7454329 2014 single work children's fiction children's

'It's the biggest case Secret Agents R Definitely NOT Us has ever seen. Wild animals are turning to a life of crime and it's all the work of evil Doctor Evil Mac Evilness. Can Secret Agent Derek 'Danger' Dale outwit a criminal mastermind, escape the clutches of the four most deadly creatures on the planet and save the world's biggest diamond? Extreeeeeeeemely unlikely!' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Secret Agent Derek 'Danger' Dale Derek 'Danger' Dale Michael Gerard Bauer , 2014 Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2014- 7454297 2014 series - author children's fiction children's
2 3 y separately published work icon Super Male Michael Gerard Bauer , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2013 Z1914230 2013 single work children's fiction children's

'It's Superheroes Week at school and Eric Vale is in for some SUPER surprises. A killer beast, a giant bully, a mutant orang-utan bear and the dreaded Oogily-Boogily Man await him. This looks like a job for Eric Vale, SUPER MALE! But will it end in a SUPER FAIL? Or will Eric finally go from ZERO to SUPER HERO?' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon Off the Rails Michael Gerard Bauer , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2013 6616998 2013 single work children's fiction children's

'Eric Vale is really in trouble this time. In the school office, his parents are very unhappy, and Principal Porter looks like he’s just sat on a whole packet of tacks…

Does Eric have a good explanation for his behaviour, or have mutant vampire zombie werewolf aliens from outer space stolen his brain? Either way, he’s definitely off the rails! ' (Publication summary)

2 3 y separately published work icon Epic Fail Michael Gerard Bauer , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2012 Z1900574 2012 single work children's fiction children's

'Ever had a stupid nickname? A rotten run of bad luck? A best friend who just looks on the bright side even when the bright side looks black? Well Eric Vale's got all three, and they're pushing him towards the epic-est of all epic fails!'

Source: Libraries Australia.

1 1 y separately published work icon Eric Vale Michael Gerard Bauer , 2012 Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2012- Z1900565 2012 series - author children's fiction children's
1 Untitled Michael Gerard Bauer , 2012 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 5 April 2012; (p. 28)
1 Oh Brother, What Art Thou? Michael Gerard Bauer , 2012 single work short story young adult science fiction
— Appears in: Trust Me Too 2012;
2 8 y separately published work icon Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel Michael Gerard Bauer , Parkside : Omnibus Books , 2011 Z1792433 2011 single work novel young adult 'Ishmael has made it to the Senior School and things are really looking up. His nemesis and chief tormentor Barry Bagsley has finally decided to leave him alone, while his dream girl and chief goddess Kelly Faulkner has finally decided not to. Has he broken free of Ishmael Leseur's Syndrome at last? Could his remaining two years at St Daniel's College actually be described as 'normal'?

'Absolutely not.' (From the publisher's website.)
6 8 y separately published work icon Just a Dog Michael Gerard Bauer , Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2010 Z1719850 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'Discover one child's view of the difference a dog can make. Mr Mosely isn't a pedigreed dog, but he is just the dog Corey and his family want: he is loyal, protective and loving. And he is much more than that. He might well be the one thing that holds them all together.' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon You Turkeys! Michael Gerard Bauer , Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2010 Z1697470 2010 single work children's fiction children's

'A funny story about a boy, his dad, their backyard and two brush turkeys.

'Brilliant illustrations by leading animation artist presented in an easy-to-read chapter book.

'Jake and Anna's dad loves his garden. So do the scrub turkeys. Will they ever be able to share nicely? Series benefits: Mates is the only full-colour Australian series of junior novels, is perfect for the new national curriculum but also perfect for young readers.' (Publication summary)

1 Untitled Michael Gerard Bauer , 2009 single work correspondence
— Appears in: The Australian , 2 September 2009; (p. 13)
2 4 y separately published work icon Dinosaur Knights Michael Gerard Bauer , Malvern : Omnibus Books , 2009 Z1622679 2009 single work novel young adult fantasy science fiction "Dinosaur Knights is a gripping fantasy adventure about a scientist who attempts to bring a dinosaur through time. When the dinosaur becomes stranded in the Middle Ages, it crosses the path of two young boys and changes their lives forever. Roland dreams of being a knight while Oswald imagines a future as a physician; neither boy expected to face a dragon."--Provided by publisher.
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