The Croc Shock
Published in 2008 by Aussie School Books Pty Ltd and illustrated by Chris Dent, "The Croc Shock" chronicles the adventures of easy-going Jack Sherman, who takes a baby saltwater crocodile to school for Show and Crow Day.
When Crook the Croc tires of being the star attraction and tries to bite Jack's timid teacher, Jack finds himself in a huge mess. He has to talk his way out of trouble - in front of the entire school.
This book is currently available from the publisher.
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What would you do if you found a dinosaur egg? Keep it, give it to a museum, or sell it to the highest bidder?
This is the dilemma facing Nathan and Ashley, who find a dinosaur egg on the beach. When the egg's existence becomes known and everyone seems to want it, Nathan and Ashley engage in a game of hide and seek, not knowing who they can trust. When the chips are down, help comes from a most unexpected source.
Published in 2005 by Writers-Exchange, this book was the first children's book I ever wrote and the first to be published.
It is available online as an e-book here and will be soon available in print via Writers-Exchange and its publishing partners.
How long can you stare at someone without blinking? This is a game played by children all over the world. It's called a "blink-off".
In this story for early readers, published by Learning Media Limited (NZ), Jon is "The Blink-Master". No one can beat him at the blink-off game. When his bigheadedness is just too much to bear, Jon's sister Sally presents him with a challenger he simply cannot beat.
Sadly, this awesome little book is no longer in print. If you'd like to buy a copy of this book from me, as I have some in stock, contact me.
Q. What do you call someone who's crazy about hot air balloons?
A. A BALLOONATIC!
Monty is crazy about hot air balloons so you can imagine his excitement when he receives a flight in a balloon for his birthday. Saddled with his annoying sister Barbara the Barbarian, Monty gets to fly in the balloon but the flight of his life turns into a fight for his life when the balloon's pilot collapses. Can the walking encyclopaedia on ballooning, Monty, land the balloon without killing them all?
Published in 2005 by Macmillan Education and illustrated by Celeste Treloar, this story is aimed at upper primary readers.
Sadly, this book is no longer available from the publisher, but it may be found in libraries around Australia.