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History

The KROC (Kids Reading Oz Choice) Awards are held annually. The awards encourage children to vote for their favourite Australian book. The shortlist (the REAL Awards) for the awards is provided by the Children's Book Council of Australia.

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2002 winner y separately published work icon Just Stupid! Andy Griffiths , Sydney : Pan , 1999 Z893846 1999 selected work children's fiction children's humour

'Another JUST outrageous title from the author of the NY Times bestseller THE DAY MY BUTT WENT PSYCHO! The series that made Andy Griffiths an Australian publishing phenomenon is sweeping America!

'Before introducing the world to butts gone bad, Andy Griffiths unleashed the bestselling JUST books. The series continues to amuse, annoy, and totally ick out readers with this latest collection of just stupid stories.

'GASP as Andy careens downhill in a runaway baby carriage wearing only a diaper.... SQUIRM as he almost explodes searching for a bathroom in a shopping mall.... GROAN as he stuffs twenty marshmallows in his mouth-and then has to kiss the cutest girl in class...

'But most of all, LAUGH -- because Andy Griffiths is back with more JUST STUPID adventures!' (Publication summary)

2000 winner Wicked! Paul Jennings , Morris Gleitzman , 1997 series - author children's fiction children's
1999 winner y separately published work icon The Gizmo Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Puffin , 1994 Z824401 1994 single work children's fiction children's humour (taught in 1 units)
1998 winner Wicked! Paul Jennings , Morris Gleitzman , 1997 series - author children's fiction children's
1997 winner y separately published work icon Wicked! : All Six Books in One Paul Jennings , Morris Gleitzman , Ringwood : Puffin , 1997 Z864537 1997 selected work children's fiction children's
1997 winner Wicked! Paul Jennings , Morris Gleitzman , 1997 series - author children's fiction children's
1996 winner y separately published work icon Round the Twist Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Puffin , 1990 Z939155 1990 selected work children's fiction children's
1995 winner y separately published work icon The Gizmo Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Puffin , 1994 Z824401 1994 single work children's fiction children's humour (taught in 1 units)
1994 winner y separately published work icon Undone! : More Mad Endings Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Puffin , 1993 Z796883 1993 selected work children's fiction children's humour
— Appears in: Absolut unglaublich! 2003;
1993 winner y separately published work icon Undone! : More Mad Endings Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Puffin , 1993 Z796883 1993 selected work children's fiction children's humour
— Appears in: Absolut unglaublich! 2003;
1992 winner y separately published work icon Unreal! : Eight Surprising Stories Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Penguin , 1985 Z668486 1985 selected work children's fiction children's humour (taught in 3 units)
— Appears in: Absolut unheimlich! 2006;
A ghost that haunts the outside dunny, a mix of manure that makes hair fall out, two musical ghosts who try to save a lighthouse - these are spooky stories with a surprise ending every time. (Source: Trove)
1991 winner y separately published work icon Unbelievable! : More Surprising Stories Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Penguin , 1986 Z668660 1986 selected work children's fiction children's humour "Stare if you dare, into Paul Jennings' wild world. What happens when you grow younger? Where do ghosts sit their exams? How would you cope if a million birds did it on you? Where did the eyes in the bottle come from? Nine stories that you would never dream of." (Source: Trove)
1990 winner y separately published work icon Uncanny! : Even More Surprising Stories Paul Jennings , Ringwood : Puffin , 1988 Z832219 1988 selected work children's fiction children's mystery adventure
— Appears in: Absolut unheimlich! 2006;
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