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Description - Free To A Good Home by Colin Thompson

Most people don't like being different. They want exactly the same things as their neighbours, only bigger and more of them. Yet no matter how much they have, they always feel there is something missing. The Smiths are not like other people. They might not be any good at cooking, or housework, or homework, but in their jumbled house full of strange things that will probably come in useful one day, they are happy and content. Well, almost. The Smiths, too, feel that there is something missing from their lives. And today the children went down to the shops and found it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781741663198
ISBN-10: 1741663199
Format: Paperback / softback
(261mm x 174mm x 4mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Random House Australia
Publisher: Random House Australia
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Colin Thompson

Since he started writing and illustrating children's books in 1990, Colin Thompson has had more than 60 books published. He has received several awards, including an Aurealis Award for the novel HOW TO LIVE FOREVER and the CBC Picture Book of the Year in 2006 for THE SHORT AND INCREDIBLY HAPPY LIFE OF RILEY. He has been shortlisted for many other awards, including the Astrid Lindgren Award - the most prestigious children's literature prize in the world. Colin lives in Bellingen, Australia. His books with Random House Australia include HOW TO LIVE FOREVER, numerous picture books, THE FLOODS series, THE DRAGONS series, THE BIG LITTLE BOOK OF HAPPY SADNESS picture book, which was shortlisted for the 2009 Children s Book Council Award for Best Picture Book, and FREE TO A GOOD HOME. Visit his website at-

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