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Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 Careful What You Wish For
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'"There is no real risk as long as you're careful," Rodney said to Ruth. "You'll have three chances to create your perfect life. If for some reason you don't like where you've ended up, you can return. But if you choose to stay longer than one day, you'll stay in your new life for ever."

'Ruth Craze thinks life can't get any worse. She fights with her brothers, her parents driver her mad and no one ever listens to her. So when Rodney the Rat suggests a way out, Ruth is ready to risk everything. Three wishes. Three chances to create her perfect life. A million ways to get it wrong.

'A gloriously life-affirming adventure from a much-loved storyteller.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Ages 9+

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2010 .
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      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 294p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: November 2010.
      ISBN: 9781741758573 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Michelle Prawer , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 19 no. 1 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Judith Way , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 1 2011; (p. 47)

— Review of Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Challenges in Childhood Margaret Bromley , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 March 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Anne Briggs , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 25 no. 5 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Families and Other Animals Ruth Starke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2010 - January 2011 no. 327 2010; (p. 71-72)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Very Bad Book Andy Griffiths , 2010 selected work children's fiction poetry ; Bill Rules Elizabeth Fensham , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Kate O'Donnell , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , November vol. 90 no. 4 2010; (p. 42)

— Review of Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Families and Other Animals Ruth Starke , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , December 2010 - January 2011 no. 327 2010; (p. 71-72)

— Review of Mr Badger and the Big Surprise Leigh Hobbs , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Song of the Winns Frances Watts , 2010 single work children's fiction ; The Very Bad Book Andy Griffiths , 2010 selected work children's fiction poetry ; Bill Rules Elizabeth Fensham , 2010 single work children's fiction ; Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Anne Briggs , 2010 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , November vol. 25 no. 5 2010; (p. 35)

— Review of Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Challenges in Childhood Margaret Bromley , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 19 March 2011; (p. 30)

— Review of Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
Untitled Judith Way , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 25 no. 1 2011; (p. 47)

— Review of Careful What You Wish For Maureen McCarthy , 2010 single work children's fiction
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