Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie

Kate Temple and Jol Temple, illustrated by Grace West
NZD $16.99

Meet Alice Toolie - seriously famous youtootuber, and lead jellyfish in the school jazz ballet - and absolutely not a good friend of Jimmy Cook in this stand-alone humorous story from the CBC award-winning writers of the Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers series.

Something very bad has happened to Alice Toolie. Her secret diary has been read by her worst enemy - Jimmy Cook.

It's war! Until Ms Fennel decides that Alice and Jimmy need to make peace and become pen pals for the term.

And it works. Before long, Alice and Jimmy are planning to make billions of dollars for the school fete - and with a captured ghost and jars full of unicorn vomit, it's sure to be their time to shine.

A laugh-out-loud book filled with sparkle and slime, from the CBCA award-winning writers of the Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers series.

Author bio:

Kate and Jol are internationally awarded children's authors whose books have been translated into more than 20 languages. Their recent picture book, Room on Our Rock, is an allegory about empathy and refugees. It can be read front-to-back or back-to-front for two different perspectives. The book received the Charlotte Huck Award for outstanding fiction with the potential to transform children's lives. It was also listed as a Notable Book for a Global Society by the International Literacy Association. Kate and Jol live in Sydney, Australia with their two sons. They regularly visit schools and writers' festivals to talk ideas with young readers and writers. When they're not writing, Kate pretends to play the piano and Jol makes little egg-carton shelters for his Star Wars characters.

Grace West is a young illustrator and graphic designer working under the nom de plume North South Grace West. She is passionate about illustration, books, typography and print design.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781760523756
Awards: Shortlisted Best Designed Children's Fiction Book 2019 AU
Publisher: A&U Children's
Imprint: A & U Children
Pub Date: July 2018
Page Extent: 224
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 7 - 10
Subject: Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)

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