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When the Wind Changed

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A fresh new edition of a timeless classic Ages: 4+ Josh is a little boy who likes to make faces. He practises his scary faces every day. If only Josh had listened when his father told him what would happen when the wind changed! Ages 4+
Published October 31st 1990 by HarperCollins - AU (first published February 28th 1981)
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Jesse Dixon
Dec 31, 2015 Jesse Dixon rated it it was amazing
I remember this from primary school. It must have left an impression as years later I still remembered if you pull a face and the wind changes, your face will stay that way. A humorous story with grotesque faces being pulled throughout this picture book.
Jack Kirby and the X-man
An extremely fun story based around the idea that if the wind changes while you are making a funny face it'll stay that way.

Ahhh back in the days when bank tellers were respected, important members of the community...

May 03, 2012 Sally rated it really liked it
OMG, the things you find when you're poking around an author's profile! I had totally forgotten this book - which we must have read a dozen times in grade prep :) Absolutely loved it! Hideous illustrations and such a hilarious but scary cautionary tale when you're five :D
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Feb 10, 2013 Randa Boutros rated it it was amazing
This book was every kid's worst nightmare! I would like my kids to learn a lesson when I read them this book. Is there an ebook of it somewhere?
Mindy Grubbs
My mom found this one at the library one visit and as hard as we tried we were unable to talk her into stealing it for us...
Mar 10, 2013 Amber rated it really liked it
A fondly-remembered childhood favourite, and my kids love it too! (Especially my son Josh, I may have to buy him his own copy)
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Ruth Park was a New Zealand-born author, who spent most of her life in Australia. She was born in Auckland, and her family later moved to Te Kuiti further south in the North Island of New Zealand, where they lived in isolated areas.

During the Great Depression her working class father worked on bush roads, as a driver, on relief work, as a sawmill hand, and finally shifted back to Auckland as counc
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