Paul Jennings: A Different Collection by Paul Jennings audiobook

Paul Jennings: A Different Collection: A Different Dog; A Different Boy; A Different Land

By Paul Jennings
Read by Stig Wemyss

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4.22 Hours 1
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A Different Dog The forest is dense and dark. And the trail full of unexpected perils. The dog can’t move. The boy can’t talk. And you won’t know why. Or where you are going. You will put this story down not wanting the journey to end. A Different Boy If you've got a bad deal,' his father used to say, 'get out of it and move on.' When he finds himself in a cruel orphanage Anton does just that, and hides on an ocean liner. Fear and desperation are his only companions. And this time there is no escape. Or is there? Two other passengers have secrets of their own. When nothing is what it seems, can they help each other? Or will they sink into a sea of troubles? A Different Land A tiny pub with a dirt floor and corrugated iron walls. A caravan containing the remnants of a dead pig. Snakes, bugs and torrential rain. Not what Christopher's family expected when they crossed the sea to find a new life. Add a landlord who's not what he seems, and Christopher finds himself facing challenges he could never have imagined. Will he ever be able to make a home for himself in this strange and different land?

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A Different Dog

The forest is dense and dark. And the trail full of unexpected perils. The dog can’t move. The boy can’t talk. And you won’t know why. Or where you are going. You will put this story down not wanting the journey to end.

A Different Boy

If you've got a bad deal,' his father used to say, 'get out of it and move on.'

When he finds himself in a cruel orphanage Anton does just that, and hides on an ocean liner. Fear and desperation are his only companions. And this time there is no escape. Or is there?

Two other passengers have secrets of their own. When nothing is what it seems, can they help each other? Or will they sink into a sea of troubles?

A Different Land

A tiny pub with a dirt floor and corrugated iron walls. A caravan containing the remnants of a dead pig. Snakes, bugs and torrential rain. Not what Christopher's family expected when they crossed the sea to find a new life.

Add a landlord who's not what he seems, and Christopher finds himself facing challenges he could never have imagined. Will he ever be able to make a home for himself in this strange and different land?

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Author Bio: Paul Jennings

Author Bio: Paul Jennings

Paul Jennings is a phenomenon in the world of children’s books. He has written more than one hundred stories, and sales of his books exceed 6.7 million copies. Since the publication of Unreal in 1985, he has been entertaining children of all ages with his tales of the strange and the fantastic, encouraging them to become enthusiastic, skilled readers. He has been voted “favorite author” by children in Australia over forty times and has won every children’s choice award in the country including the Young Australians’ Best Book Award fifteen times and the Kids Own Australian Literature Award six times. He is a ten-time winner of the Kids Reading Oz Choice Award, and in 2001 he was awarded the COOL Award for “Coolest Book of the Decade” for The Paw Thing. He worked as a special-education teacher, then speech pathologist, then became a university lecturer before turning to full-time writing. Helping children learn to read, particularly those with difficulties, has been a huge motivator throughout his career. In 1995 he was appointed a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to children’s literature.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 4.22
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English