By Paul Jennings
The Paul Jennings phenomenon all started with the book of Unreal! in 1985. Thirty years and 9 million books later, younger readers everywhere in the global proceed to eat his stories.
In this exact quantity, Paul has individually chosen 30 stories from his complete assortment to mark the celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of his first book.
You'll discover a woman made from ice, a puppy who digs holes within the cemetery, a see-through boy, magic lipstick, a haunted bathroom, a lie detector in school, musical spirits who attempt to store a lighthouse – and plenty, plenty more.
Unbelievable, unmentionable and uncanny, those vintage tales will shock you, go away you tongue-tied, spook you, make you cry and feature you giggling out loud.
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