Raina wants to be a normal 12-year-old. But when she trips and falls, severely injuring her two front teeth, she begins a long, frustrating journey with braces, surgery, hideous headgear and even a retainer with fake teeth attached. And on top of all that, there's a major earthquake, boy confusion and friends who turn out to be not so friendly.
The Supa Buddies have been working hard to help Dog Man overcome his bad habits. But soon Dog Man finds himself the target of an all-new supervillain! Meanwhile, Petey the Cat has been released from jail and starts a new life. But when Petey's father arrives, Petey must face his past to understand the difference between being good and doing good.
A stunning new edition of Dowd's moving story of of the reality of life in a traveller community, the simple power of kindness, and love in its many forms. Featuring powerful black and white illustrations from Kate Greenaway longlisted illustrator Emma Shoard.
During the holidays, Will and his big brother Marty are packed off to the library, the home of the dreaded librarian Spud Murphy, who uses a spud gun on kids who put a foot wrong. Eventually, Will and Marty discover a love of books and that Mrs Murphy isn't so bad after all. Ages 8+.