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The Floods Family Files

Colin Thompson


PUBLISHED: 1st October 2009
ISBN: 9781864719420
ANNOTATION:
Each member of the Flood family has a secret cellar under the house. If you ever make it through the snarling front gate of 13 Acacia St without being eaten, past Queen Scratchrot's grave in the backyard without having your ankle grabbed, and down into the cellars without being turned into a Belgian geography teacher, here is what you might see...
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PUBLISHED: 1st October 2009
ISBN: 9781864719420
ANNOTATION:
Each member of the Flood family has a secret cellar under the house. If you ever make it through the snarling front gate of 13 Acacia St without being eaten, past Queen Scratchrot's grave in the backyard without having your ankle grabbed, and down into the cellars without being turned into a Belgian geography teacher, here is what you might see...

Annotation

Each member of the Flood family has a secret cellar under the house. If you ever make it through the snarling front gate of 13 Acacia St without being eaten, past Queen Scratchrot's grave in the backyard without having your ankle grabbed, and down into the cellars without being turned into a Belgian geography teacher, here is what you might see...

Publisher Description

cellar under the house. Find out what's inside, if you dare...

Author Biography

Since he started writing and illustrating children's books in 1990, Colin Thompson has had more than 60 books published. He has received several awards, including an Aurealis Award for the novel HOW TO LIVE FOREVER and the CBC Picture Book of the Year in 2006 for THE SHORT AND INCREDIBLY HAPPY LIFE OF RILEY. He has been shortlisted for many other awards, including the Astrid Lindgren Award - the most prestigious children's literature prize in the world. Colin lives in Bellingen, Australia. His books with Random House Australia include HOW TO LIVE FOREVER, numerous picture books, THE FLOODS series, THE DRAGONS series, THE BIG LITTLE BOOK OF HAPPY SADNESS picture book, which was shortlisted for the 2009 Children s Book Council Award for Best Picture Book, and FREE TO A GOOD HOME. Visit his website at-

Review

""The Floods" is The Addams Family with an edge. Book 1 in the series is funny, irreverent and gross in the way that appeals to boys This is a book that is certain to grab the attention of many readers who enjoy humour and should be in school libraries." "Fiction Focus"" "The Floods is The Addams Family with an edge. Book 1 in the series is funny, irreverent and gross in the way that appeals to boys... This is a book that is certain to grab the attention of many readers who enjoy humour and should be in school libraries." --Fiction Focus

Review Quote

" The Floods is The Addams Family with an edge. Book 1 in the series is funny, irreverent and gross in the way that appeals to boys

Product Details

Author
Colin Thompson
Year
2009
ISBN-10
1864719427
ISBN-13
9781864719420
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2009-10-01
Country of Publication
Australia
Pages
32
Media
Book
Illustrations
Illustrations
Series
Floods
Short Title
FLOODS # FLOODS FAMILY FILES
Language
English
Residence
AT
Publisher
Random House Australia
Audience Age
9-12
Illustrator
Colin Thompson
Audience
Children/Juvenile
Series Number
1