Bad Buster

Bad Buster

by Sofie Laguna and Leigh Hobbs

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 07/05/2019

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They’re back! A selection of your favourite titles from the bestselling Aussie Nibbles series, returning by popular demand with a fresh new look as Puffin Nibbles.

Loved by kids, parents and teachers, these engaging stories are ready to delight a whole new audience of emerging independent readers aged 6 - 8 years.

Being bad was what Buster did best. Until his dad thought of a way to sort him out.

ISBN:
9780143300335
9780143300335
Category:
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
07-05-2019
Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
80
Dimensions (mm):
198x129x5mm
Weight:
0.1kg
Sofie Laguna

Sofie Laguna originally studied to be a lawyer at the University of New South Wales, but after deciding law was not for her, she moved to Melbourne to train as an actor. Sofie worked for a number of years as an actor at the same time as completing a Diploma in Professional Writing and Editing at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. Sofie is now an author and playright writing for both adults and children.

Her many books for young people have been named Honour Books and Notable Books in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards and have been shortlisted in the Queensland Premier’s Awards. She has been published in the US and the UK and in translation throughout Europe and Asia.

Her picture book, On Our Way to the Beach, was included in the White Raven 2005 annual selection of outstanding international children’s books by the International Youth Library (Associated Project if UNESCO) In 2008 Sofie released her first novel for adults, One Foot Wrong, to international acclaim. It was shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Literary Awards and long-listed for the Miles Franklin Award. Screen rights for the book have been optioned and Sofie has recently completed the screenplay.

In 2011, Sofie moved back to writing for children with the highly popular and best-selling Our Australian Girl: Meet Grace series, published by Penguin Books. She has recently written the equivalent for boys Do You Dare: Fighting Bones.

In 2014, Sofie published her second novel for adults The Eye of the Sheep. Sofie continues to write for a wide readership, from picture books for very young children, to series for older readers, to novels for adults. Sofie lives in Melbourne with her partner and their two young sons.

Leigh Hobbs

Leigh Hobbs is an artist and author best known for his children's book character 'Old Tom.'Leigh was born in Melbourne in 1953, but grew up in a country town called Bairnsdale. His first job as an artist was at Sydney's Luna Park where he created two giant caricature figures called Larry and Lizzy Luna.

Leigh recently designed the colour scheme for the entrance to Melbourne's Luna Park.'Old Tom' first made his appearance in four hilarious advent published by Puffin. It was on these books that the French/Australian animated TV series was based.

Leigh was short-listed for the 2002 Australian Children's Book Council Book of the Year Awards for Horrible Harriet, and again in 2003 for Old Tom's Holiday. Leigh is also a sculptor and painter. He has a passion for English history and visits London as often as possible.

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