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Issue Details: First known date: 2002... 2002 Tongue-Tied
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'A boy tries to get a rare fish for a girl in his school, believing that doing so will make her want to kiss him.' (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tongue-Tied_(short_story_collection))

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Tongue-Tied! Paul Jennings , Camberwell London : Puffin , 2002 Z955946 2002 selected work children's fiction children's

    'Have you ever . . .

    • swallowed a live fish?
    • seen bugs in hailstones?
    • had luminous teeth?
    • used a smell-detector?
    • been a ghost?

      'No? Then read about kids who have - eight twisted tales to leave you tongue-tied!'

    (Publication summary) 

    Camberwell London : Puffin , 2002
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Paul Jennings' Funniest Stories Paul Jennings , Camberwell : Penguin , 2005 Z1231159 2005 selected work children's humour

    To celebrate 20 years of stories by Paul Jennings, this is a collection of his funniest work. Hand-picked by Paul, each book contains around 25 stories from the "UnCollected Series" and "Tongue-Tied".

    Camberwell : Penguin , 2005
    pg. 15-21
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