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Max Quigley doesn't think he's a bully. He's an 'observer.' He observes the habits, interests and peculiarities of other people, which he then points out. A lot.

Triffin Nordstrom isn't really all that clever. He's a nerd. He reads too many fat books, makes medieval siege machines out of Lego, and probably speaks fluent Elvish.

Plus he lives way out in the bush with his mum,
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163 pages
Published 2007 by University of Queensland Press
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Mar 07, 2009 LibraryLass rated it really liked it
Saw this author at my Children's Librarians conference. Absolute hoot. He was highly entertaining as a speaker and gave us lots to think about with regards to reaching boys and getting them to read. I picked this book up at the conference and read it in a couple of hours.

Very good book for 10-12 yr old boys. It gives a humourous slant to schoolyard tactics and the powerplays that go on, but also has a very subtle message which most boys will get. Well written and very entertaining even for a 44
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