Description - The Big Bazoohley by Peter Carey
Wearing his 'Sonic the Hedgehog' pyjamas, Sam Kellow sleepwalks out of the hotel room in Toronto where he is staying with his parents ...and wakes to find the door locked behind him. Exploring the hotel hallway, Sam meets Nasty Muriel, Droopy George and their chickenpox-covered son, Wilfred, who kidnap him and force him to enter a competition. Sam has the opportunity to win the Big Bazoohley - the big jackpot - and save his family's finances, but nothing is ever as simple as it seems and what follows is a hilarious romp that will make you laugh out loud.
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(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Random House Australia
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Author Biography - Peter Carey
PETER CAREY is the multi-award-winning author of eight novels, plus two highly acclaimed collections of short stories and a memoir, WRONG ABOUT JAPAN. His books have won or been short-listed for every major literary award in Australia. He haswon the Booker Prize twice - in 2001 for TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG and in 1988 for OSCAR AND LUCINDA. In 1998 he won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for JACK MAGGS, and again in 2001 for TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG. Born in Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, Peter Carey now lives in New York.