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The New Monster That Ate Canberra

4.33  ·  Rating Details ·  9 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
A colorful book about the monster eating Canberra. Pages not numbered
Published 1990
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Laura Morrigan
I re-read this today, and I could not stop laughing! I had forgotten all the tongue in cheek jokes about Australian culture! Some of the things I laughed at were:

The minister for kulture (and footy) (sic.)
The minister for meat pies and tomato sauce

The fact that the minister for foreign affairs was away on holiday in Bali

The Prime Minister being tired from looking through "heaps of tourist brochures to decide on his next overseas trip... work that was both confusing and exhausting!"

"The navy only
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Jay Hockey-Smith
Nov 05, 2015 Jay Hockey-Smith rated it it was amazing
I read this book as a child and absolutely loved it.

It was a funny, well written and interesting book for a 7 year old and remained a fave for years to come.
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Michael Salmon has been involved in the business of entertaining young people
for 32 years since joining the famous marionette troupe “THE TINTOOKIES “ (Sydney, Australia) in 1968
as a stage manager / trainee designer (The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust).
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