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Adaptation of The Giant's Tooth Gillian Rubinstein , 1993 single work children's fiction and Pumped Up! Mike Dumbleton , 1995 single work children's fiction and Bull Harris and the Purple Ooze Julie Mitchell , 1996 single work children's fiction and The Mystery of the Talking Tail Margaret Clark , 1996 single work children's fiction and Skating on Sand Libby Gleeson , 1994 single work children's fiction
Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Book Bug
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A series of short dramas from children, adapted from the works of Australian and New Zealand authors. Not all of the episodes contain speculative-fiction content, though the majority do.

In 'The Giant's Tooth', two children assist a young giant who has lost his tooth.

In 'Pumped Up', a young boy's grandfather designs a pair of basketball boots that enable the wearer to perform feats of great physical strength and dexterity.

In 'Ben and the Alien Invasion', a young boy and his talking wart save the world from an alien invasion.

In 'Bull Harris and the Purple Ooze', a group of friends outsmart the class bully with the help of a mysterious miniature brain.

In 'The Mystery of the Talking Tail', a young boy helps a demanding talking tail find a new home.

In 'Rose Meets Mr Wintergarden', a young girl helps a reclusive old man re-enter life.

In 'Skating on Sand', a young girl overcomes rocky terrain and sibling rivalry to teach herself how to roller blade.

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