Description - Cool Bananas by Margaret Clark
A kidnapping? Rival gangs? Ransoms? What's happening in Coolini Beach? All the teenagers in Coolini Beach use the expression 'cool bananas'; life is pretty relaxed and free and easy but what does it mean when police crime tape is found around the public phone box and rumours of death threats start circulating through the beach town? Has there been a murder? THE AUTHOR Margaret Clark is one of Australia's funniest writers for young people. She has worked as a teacher and university lecturer and at the Geelong Centre for Alcohol and Drug Dependence. Her novels for older readers include The Big Chocolate Bar, Fat Chance, Hot or What, Famous for Five Minutes, Kiss and Make Up and a trilogy about the Studley family- Hold My Hand - or Else!, Living with Leanne and Pulling the Moves. Back on Track- Diary of a Streetkid, Care Factor Zero, No Standing Zone and Bad Girl, four searing novels for young adults, have become bestsellers. Margaret lives in Geelong and enjoys reading, sailing and walking with the family dog. She now writes full-time. SELLING POINTS * Sequel to Coolini Beach- The Search * Suitable for readers 12+ * Similar to theme of Home and Away * A great holiday read * H
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(197mm x 130mm x 15mm)
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Author Biography - Margaret Clark
Margaret Clark is one of Australia's most popular writers for young people. She has worked as a teacher and university lecturer and at the Geelong Centre for Alcohol and Drug Dependency. Her novels for older readers include THE BIG CHOCOLATE BAR, FAT CHANCE, HOT OR WHAT, KISS AND MAKE UP, FAMOUS FOR FIVE MINUTES and a trilogy about the Studley family- HOLD MY HAND OR ELSE!, LIVING WITH LEANNE and PULLING THE MOVES. BACK ON TRACK- DIARY OF A STREET KID, NO STANDING ZONE, CARE FACTOR ZERO, and BAD GIRL, four searing novels for young adults, have become bestsellers. Most recently her SECRET GIRLS STUFF, MORE SECRET GIRLS STUFF, and WHAT TO DO WHEN LIFE SUCKS have been hits with her many fans. Her most recent titles FRIENDS FOREVER- A SECRET DIARY BY SARA SWAN (November 2005), SECRET FRIENDS' STUFF (2006) and TROUBLE ON TUESDAYS are current bestsellers. Margaret is a Doctor of Education and travels broadly speaking about her writing. Her books are published in 16 countries.