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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 Schooling Around
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y separately published work icon Treasure Fever! Andy Griffiths , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2008 Z1469808 2008 single work children's fiction children's adventure

'Mr Brainfright's important lesson #1: When you're breathing, it's very important not to fall out of the window.

'It doesn't take Henry McThrottle long to realise that Mr Brainfright, his new teacher at Northwest Southeast Central School, is rather unusual. His last teacher would never have fallen out of the window - twice - or taught Class 5C how to skid on banana peels.

'But Henry's got even stranger things on his mind... on a trip to Principal Greenbeard's office, he discovers that there is buried treasure on Skull Island, which is somewhere in the school! Henry and his friends Jenny, Gretel, Newton and Jack set out to find a chest filled with gold, jewel-encrusted goblets and pieces of eight (whatever they are).

'But soon their secret is out, and everyone has treasure fever. Can they find the buried treasure, beat the bully, catch the villain and save their teacher, Mr Brainfright?' (Publisher's blurb)

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y separately published work icon Pencil of Doom! Andy Griffiths , Sydney : Pan Macmillan , 2008 Z1531248 2008 single work children's fiction children's humour

"Mr Brainfright says: 'It's important to keep a sense of humour at all times, especially when you're being ripped apart by a lion.'" Mr Brainfright is a teacher at Northwest Southeast Central School. He teaches Grade Five and in his class is a student called Henry McThrottle who likes telling stories. That's me. I'm Henry McThrottle and this is my latest story. It's about an evil pencil, a runaway lion, an avalanche and... falling out of windows. I hope you like it.

Source: Pan Macmillan Australia website, www.panmacmillan.com.au (Sighted 22/09/2008)

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y separately published work icon Mascot Madness! Andy Griffiths , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2009 Z1568830 2009 single work children's fiction children's humour

'The Mascot Madness! Test:

'1. Northwest Southeast Central School have never beaten Northwest West Academy at their annual track and field challenge because A: they're better at knitting than they are at sport. B: they are losers. C: Northwest West Academy will stop at nothing to win.

'2. Mr Brainfright dresses up in a banana suit and dances around because A: he's bored. B: he goes bananas. C: he thinks it will inspire the students of Northwest Southeast Central School and lead them to victory.

'3. When Henry McThrottle attempts the triple jump, instead of a hop, step and a jump he does A: a burp, a dribble and a sneeze. B: a twirl, a spin and the splits. C: a stumble, a trip and a fall. 4. Mascot Madness is A: a new type of dance. B: when a mascot gets angry. C: a very funny book about running, jumping, throwing, winning, losing, cheating, chasing, biting and really hard squeezing.

'The answers to these questions - and many more - are contained between the covers of this very funny book about running, jumping, throwing, winning, losing, cheating, chasing, biting and really hard squeezing.' (Publisher's blurb)

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y separately published work icon Robot Riot! Andy Griffiths , Sydney : Pan Macmillan , 2009 Z1649849 2009 single work children's fiction children's humour 'Henry McThrottle suspects that the new girl at school, Roberta Flywheel, is actually a robot on a mission to exterminate all humans. Henry and his friends get Grant Gadget to build a robot-fighting robot which malfunctions and goes completely out of control. Robot Riot! Is a very funny book about robots, making friends and falling out of windows.' Source: www.coop-bookshop.com.au/ (Sighted 23/11/2009).

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First known date: 2008
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