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Paul Jennings

  • 5 stars across 94 books
    Paul Jennings Biography
    Paul Jennings has written over 100 stories and won every Australian children's choice book award. Since the publication of Unreal! in 1985, readers around the world have loved his books. The top-rating TV series Round the Twist and Driven Crazy were based on his popular short-story collections such as Unseen! In 1995 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to children's literature and he was awarded the prestigious Dromkeen Medal in 2001.

    Paul Jennings Facts
    Paul was born in England and left for Australia with his parents at the age of 6. He became a teacher and later a speech pathologist and lecturer, only becoming a full-time writer at the age of 46, four years after the publication of Unreal. He wrote originally, as a single parent, to entertain his six children.
    2nd February 2018

    A Different Dog

    The child narrator of A Different Dog can't speak - we assume it is from a disability or a reaction to a trauma in his p... More

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    5th March 2002

    Wicked!

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    23rd July 2012

    Unseen

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    3rd October 2017

    Uncanny

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    27th September 2011

    The Nest

    Part horror, part mystery, part thriller, but also a story with heart and depth. The story is contemporary, set in the V... More

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    1st January 2015

    Don't Look Now: A Magician Never Tells and Elephant Bones

    Ricky is an ordinary boy, about 10 years old, who dreams of being famous. And he has a secret that might just help him... More

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    25th September 1997

    Thirteen Unpredictable Tales

    A selection of the best short stories from Paul Jennings' earlier Puffin titles. Everyone is entirely different but all ... More

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    2nd May 1996

    Uncovered!

    I'm uncovered... I try to hide my nakedness with my hand. But it doesn't work. Everyone can see. Also on show...... More

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