Book List in Order:39 titles

  • Christopher is 12,000 miles from home. The pub has a dirt floor and the owner is as rough as guts. The forest hides snakes, feral pigs and a dark secret. Mysterious, bold, and strange. Expect the unexpected. And watch your step. Enter this place and ...


  • "If you've got a bad deal," Anton's father used to say, "get out of it and move on." When he finds himself in a cruel orphanage Anton does just that, and hides on an ocean liner. Fear and desperation are his only companions, and this time there is no...



  • The fourth and final book in the fantastic series about taking risks and flying high At last, Ricky is friends with Samantha. But he still wants to be famous. Find out if he can finally realize his dream even though he can't let anyone see him fly. T...


  • "Get the doctor," said Dad. "The poor thing is green." "Give it to me," said Mum and took the baby away from Chris. At once it screwed up its nose, closed its eyes and stopped breathing. It started turning purple again. A father at eight years old? I...


  • Hedley Hopkins has a few problems: he is the new kid at school, straight off the boat from England in the 1950s. The only friends he has made are the kids at the Loony Bin. But if he could just fulfil a dare and dig out the hideous skull hidden in a ...


  • Robin’s life is a mess. His father’s a tyrant, his mother’s disappeared and he’s just been tempted by the wrong girl …He can’t stop the images flashing across his mind. What does Robin really know about his past? Are there clues in his ow...


  • Claws, Cliffhangers and Crackpots from the mad mind of Paul Jennings. The Paw Thing Oh Yuck. The mice were running up my trousers. They wriggled under my shirt. They were even inside my underpants. Mice, madness and mayhem. Singenpoo Strikes Again Ma...


  • From Australia's multi-award-winning master of madness, Paul Jennings, the long-awaited and much-asked-for new collection of strange and startling stories guaranteed to tickle your funny bone. Eight twisted tales to leave you tongue-tied!...






  • Stare, if you dare, into Paul Jennings' wild world. Can your dog fly? Could a tattoo run away? What's it like inside a dead whale? How could a remote control work on people? Nine stories that you would never dream of....


  • I'm undone... Yes, I know. I'm a fink. A rat. A creep. Nobody likes Eric Mud and it's all my fault. But I don't deserve this, do I? Plans come undone. Zips come undone. Bullies come undone. And so will the listeners who try to predict the endings of ...


  • This is unbelievable. This is unreal. What is going on here? First I get a toilet seat stuck around my face and now this little parrot is following me around. Unseen events like... the dead coming back to life... escaping a man-eating ghost... growin...


  • The first in a four-book series about taking risks and flying high from award-winning children's author Paul Jennings and cartoonist Andrew WeldonThe other kids don't see things the same way as me. I spend a lot of time imagining things. I just don't...


  • Claws, Cliffhangers and Crackpots from the mad mind of Paul Jennings. The Paw Thing Oh Yuck. The mice were running up my trousers. They wriggled under my shirt. They were even inside my underpants. Mice, madness and mayhem. Singenpoo Strikes Again Ma...


  • The dog sniffs Jimmy's legs. Jimmy sniffs the dog's legs. The dog sniffs Jimmy's bottom. Jimmy sniffs... aaargh! Horrible, horrible, horrible! It's a dog's life for Jimmy when the Gizmo gets really gross. A third Gizmo yarn from Australia's master of...


  • The girl sucks Jack's eye. Her tongue is huge and spongy and dribbly. The tip of it goes up one nostril. Jack did something awful with an ice-cream – now it's his turn to get licked. A second gizmo yarn from Australia's master of madness....


  • Cal and Ricky both stare at the one-eyed seagull. 'You wanted food', Ricky whispers. 'There it is.' 'A seagull? You'd eat a seagull?' 'I'd eat anything,' says Ricky. 'Anything.' When Ricky and Cal wag school they bite off more than they can chew......


  • Since Unreal was published in 1985, Paul Jennings has written over 100 stories and sold over eight million copies of his books. To celebrate over twenty years of stories by Paul Jennings, Penguin has put together collections of his work.Hand-picked b...


  • Since Unreal was published in 1985, Paul Jennings has written over 100 stories and sold over 7.5 million copies of his books. To celebrate 20 years of stories by Paul Jennings, Penguin has put together collections of his work. Hand-picked by Paul, ea...


  • Since Unreal was published in 1985, Paul Jennings has written over 100 stories and sold over 7 million copies of his books. To celebrate 20 years of stories by Paul Jennings, Penguin has put together collections of his work.Hand-picked by Paul, each ...


  • Since Unreal was published in 1985, Paul Jennings has written over 100 stories and sold over 7 million copies of his books. To celebrate 20 years of stories by Paul Jennings, Penguin has put together a collection of his funniest work.Hand-picked by P...




  • 'Help,' shouted Chris. 'Please. Somebody help.' The silent green head had power over him. The cabbage patch curse was too strong. 'Zip.' Down came his fly. 'Don't look. Don't look,' shouted Chris. 'Don't look. Don't look,' shouted Ms Henderson. But i...


  • The night was suddenly filled with a new sound. Green bottoms began to blurp & blarp all over the place. Horrible wet noises came from every nappy. One green nappy is gross. But fifty is really foul. Poor Chris has his hands full this time....


  • From the magic pen of Paul Jennings and starring the ever-popular Singenpoo ...Mice, madness and mayhem from The Paw Thing. More claws, cliff-hangers and crackpots from Singenpoo Strikes Again. Muddles, puddles and pee from Singenpoo Shoots Through. ...


  • A selection of the best short stories from Paul Jennings' earlier Puffin titles. Everyone is entirely different but all are wacky and extraordinary. Subjects range from the longest kiss ever, to a boy who becomes transparent - and the stories are all...


  • Trevor knew that the man in the white coat was going to stick a knife into him. He was going to cut open Trevor's belly and take out his appendix. Trevor soon found out that life became a lot more complicated without his appendix. Really crazy things...









  • A collection of eerie and irreverent tales follows the stories of a time-traveling boy who attempts to change his future, a mysterious wooden box that unleashes a gruesome creature, and a liar who is confronted with the truth in a surprising way....


  • The author of Unmentionable! presents horrifying yet weirdly funny tales of the bizarre, from toadstools with the power to assume the form of anything they touch to a parakeet that returns from the dead with a vengeance....




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    It's unreal... The flies were up to my armpits and they were still falling. I was scared out of my wits. I didn't want to drown in a sea of flies. It's a bit much really. A reunion of bones. The irresistible kisser. Wonder underpants. Cow du...


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    "Flap your wings, Rascal," says Ben. But Rascal's wings don't work. What else can he use? In Ben's world, dragons exist like dogs and fulfil all the doggy functions with dragon overlays like having two heads or being able to fly. The dragons all corr...


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