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Paperback, 188 pages
Published 2008 by Scholastic Press
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Amanda
Aug 28, 2013 Amanda rated it liked it
This is definitely aimed at a younger audience but it was still a fun read. Absolutely hilarious with such an Aussie style that had the honesty of bogans but was much more sophisticated.

I love Larkin's use of capitalised letters. I never thought that I would ever love something so simple as that but I really did. By doing that, he showed me much more about the characters and their mannerisms than I would have thought possible.
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a funny book which involves insane logic, mad chickens, a twirly clothesline, a ghostly professor and an epic adventure that 4 kids embrak on whilst trying to discover if the great extinction event that wiped out the dinosaurs origionated in their home town. Worth it to read... and re-read...and re-read.
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Sydney-based author and screenwriter, John Larkin, was born in England but grew up in the western suburbs of Sydney. He has, at various stages of his writing career, supported his habit by working as a supermarket trolley boy, shelf-stacker, factory hand, forklift driver, professional soccer player and computer programmer. He now writes full-time. John has a BA in English Literature and a MA in ...more
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