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Also writes as: Christine Keighery
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon Oops, I've Told a Little Lie Chrissie Perry , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2019 15893651 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'Amelie is a notorious blabbermouth with two VERY BIG SECRETS:

'1. She is the mysterious author of the school newsletter’s advice column.

'2. Her uncle’s dog has an adorable litter of puppies!

'Amelie plans to surprise everyone at school by bringing in a puppy for show and tell. Maybe she’ll even win over her snarky frenemy, Paris Sheridan! But keeping so many secrets is hard when you’re a blabbermouth, and letters asking for her advice are coming thick and fast. Can Amelie keep it all together?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Oops, I've Done It Again Chrissie Perry , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2019 15444840 2019 single work children's fiction children's

'Blabbermouth = a person who talks too much = Amelie Anderson. Amelie is a blabbermouth. She's not a bad kid; she's just so bubbly that sometimes words fizz right out of her mouth! And then things go wrong. Terribly wrong. But she's determined to fix all that. It's time for a reputation make-over!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Blabbermouth Chrissie Perry , Lindfield : Scholastic Australia , 2019- 15444801 2019 series - author children's fiction
1 y separately published work icon Brilliant Besties Meredith Badger , Rowan McAuley , Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2018 15049263 2018 selected work children's fiction children's
1 y separately published work icon Secret Stash Meredith Badger , Rowan McAuley , Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2018 14149350 2018 selected work children's fiction children's

'Everyone has secrets, whether it’s a crush, something they’re embarrassed about or something they just can’t tell their friends … or can they? Join Holly, Casey and Chloe in another bumper collection of Go Girl favourites.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Green-eyed Monster Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2017 14738559 2017 single work children's fiction children's

'Penelope has two problems. Her Very Best Friend Bob has been talking a lot (too much really) about a new friend from karate class. Penelope knows that she shouldn't be jealous, but sometimes it's hard not to be – especially when it comes to Bob. 

To make things worse, her mum has started dating. Penelope and her brother don't know why she can't just be happy with their family of three. Surely they're better than a new boyfriend?

Penelope MUST come up with a way to defeat the jealous green-eyed monster, without having an outburst at her best friend, or her mum. Luckily, Penelope has a few tricks up her sleeve!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon Quiz Questions and Complicated Crushes Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2016 9659919 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'Penelope Kingston is the ONLY person who has managed to avoid the dreaded crush plague sweeping Chelsea Primary. Almost all of her friends have crushes – even her brother has been infected! Penelope is excellent at figuring most things out, but crushes are a Great Mystery to her. Luckily, she has come up with a quiz to diagnose crushes early, before they have a chance to make people Very Silly. But what happens when the quiz shows that one of Penelope’s favourite people clearly has a crush on her?' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon The Truly Terrible Mistake Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2016 9351350 2016 single work children's fiction children's

'Penelope Kingston has never, ever messed up on a test – until now. After this Truly Terrible Mistake, Penelope needs to make sure that she gets absolutely perfect grades from now on in every subject, including the dreaded drama class. Luckily, Penelope is very good at organising, so she figures she can be the director of the upcoming play. But can Penelope handle Joanna, the naughtiest girl in class? One thing's for sure: Penelope Kingston didn't get to be excellent at most things by being a quitter.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon The Quite Big Book of Penelope Perfect : Volume 1 Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2016 14738653 2016 collected work children's fiction children's

'Penelope Kingston is very, nearly, almost perfect – or rather she tries to be. She’s also very funny, although she doesn’t try to be. Come along with her as she finds a best friend, heads off on school camp and turns the fete into a roaring success! 

From best-selling Australian author Chrissie Perry comes this practically perfect bind-up of the first three Penelope Perfect books. 

Including Project Best FriendVery Private List for Camp Success and Lucky Jars & Broken Promises, the Penelope Perfect series celebrates the Hermione Grangers and Lisa Simpsons of the world. Girls who are kind and smart but somehow don't quite seem to fit in. Girls who worry, lose their tempers and sometimes feel anxious. And girls who are the most wonderful, talented and feisty people you've ever met!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Lucky Jars and Broken Promises Chrissie Perry , South Yarra : Hardie Grant Books , 2015 9058584 2015 single work children's fiction children's

'Penelope Kingston is absolutely certain that her stall at the school fete will be a huge success. She and Oscar are in charge of the lucky jars, and Penelope wants to break last year's record. This is even more important because Penelope's dad is coming to the fete, and she and her brother don't see him very much these days. Penelope could nearly burst with excitement! If she can make her dad proud, maybe he'll want to spend every weekend with Penelope and Harry. She just has to make sure everything goes perfectly ... ' (Publication summary)

1 1 y separately published work icon Very Private List for Camp Success Chrissie Perry , South Yarra : Hardie Grant Books , 2015 8762457 2015 single work children's fiction children's

'Penelope Kingston is determined not to feel anxious about going on school camp. On last year’s camp, Penelope had cried (only tears, not sobs) when a teacher made them climb a ridiculously steep and frightening hill. Penelope would never forgive herself if she did that again. To make sure she has a practically perfect camp this year, Penelope has written a (very private) list of rules. And what’s rule number one? No crying. Penelope is a whole year older now. And (more importantly) she now has her very own best friend to bunk with. This year is going to be totally different!' (Publication summary)

2 1 y separately published work icon Project Best Friend Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2015 8223688 2015 single work children's fiction children's

'Penelope Kingston wants to be perfect. And most of the time she is good, sensible and calm. But nobody is perfect, and sometimes Penelope is bossy, angry and frustrated. It's like - and this is very weird - there are two Penelopes inside her. She is never quite sure who is going to be stronger on any given day. There's one part of Penelope's life that is definitely not perfect: she doesn't have a best friend. It was absolutely time that Penelope got a best friend of her own. It makes Penelope very anxious whenever they have to get into pairs at school. Everyone knows that being partners with the teacher means you are the odd one out. Penelope hopes that the new girl at school might be the one. But it's not easy finding a best friend, and it's not easy trying to be perfect. Sometimes, the best idea is to forget to try!' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Penelope Perfect Chrissie Perry , 2015 Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2015 8223665 2015 series - author children's fiction
1 y separately published work icon Love Is The New Black Christine Keighery , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2014 7081010 2014 single work novel young adult romance

'Piper Bancroft has been thrown a lifeline: her godmother in Melbourne has set her up with a job at a top fashion magazine in Melbourne.

'Having ruined her chances of getting into uni, Piper is ready to grasp this opportunity with both hands. But when Piper starts her new job, she's as out of place as her fake Marc Jacobs handbag. Piper's determined to do a great job and prove she's got what it takes to make it. But there's one very large distraction getting in her way: her completely gorgeous, and completely off-limits, boss. He could just be the most perfect man she wishes she'd never met.' (Publication abstract)

1 y separately published work icon Invisible Me Christine Keighery , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2013 Z1913454 2013 single work novel young adult 'You're definitely not a kid anymore, but your parents still treat you like one. The girls at school are suddenly shaving their legs and wearing make-up. The boys are checking you out and trying to hook up at parties. (Or not checking you out, which is somehow worse.) No-one seems to get you - sometimes not even your best friends. Olympia has a few good things in her life. These include: her dog, Cricket; her painting and drawing; and the cute guy in the artsupplies store who keeps her daydreaming. But there are a lot of bad things too: her parents seem more concerned with their on-again-off-again relationship than they are with her, and even her best friend Edi seems to be zoning out on her. What does Olympia have to do to get their attention?' (Publisher's blurb)
1 y separately published work icon Super Sporty Thalia Kalkipsakis , Chrissie Perry , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2013 6345293 2013 selected work children's fiction

An anthology of titles from the Go Girls series: republishes titles 2, 19, 28, 10, and 7.

1 y separately published work icon Brilliant Besties Chrissie Perry , Rowan McAuley , Meredith Badger , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2013 6343257 2013 selected work children's fiction
3 2 y separately published work icon I Heart You, Archie de Souza Christine Keighery , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2012 Z1890157 2012 single work novel young adult

'There's a reason that the number thirteen is bad luck: it sucks to be thirteen. You're definitely not a kid anymore, but your parents still treat you like one. No-one escapes thirteen unscathed - not even the best looking, most popular people with straight white teeth. The best you can do is be true to yourself, even when everything's changing. Girl v the World is a funny and inspiring series about thirteen-year-old girls taking on the world. Because you've got to be strong to take it on! Edi lives a weird double life. At school, it seems like everyone loves her, but at home, her parents barely notice she exist – except when her marks aren’t good enough. So when Edi hooks up with her crush Archie, she can hardly believe her luck. Archie is super cute, and his family are the exact opposite to hers – warm and welcoming. Edi finally has the family she’s always wanted and she loves Archie more than anything. But does Archie feel the same way?' (Publication summary)

3 5 y separately published work icon Waiting for It Christine Keighery , Richmond : Hardie Grant Egmont , 2012 Z1883761 2012 single work novel young adult 'There's something wrong with Hazel Atherton she just knows it. She's not a kid anymore, but she's not grown-up either. Hazel hasn't even kissed a boy and she's not sure she ever will. Although that doesn't stop her from thinking about Leo in the year above... Hazel wishes she could talk to her mum about it - but these days her mum is too busy hanging out with her new boyfriend. Does anyone understand what's going on with Hazel?' (From the publisher's website.)
1 y separately published work icon Divide by Four Christine Keighery , Melbourne : Jim Pavlidis , 2012 Z1882750 2012 single work short story
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