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Tony Wilson is an Australian writer, speaker, radio and television personality, born in 1972. He writes adult and children's book. His work for children includes Harry Highpants, The Princess and the Packet of Frozen Peas, The Emperor's New Clothes Horse, and his latest book The Cow Tripped Over vis mere the Moon. He has written two novels for adults, Players and Making News. His sports memoir is entitled, Australia United. He has also written numerous articles for magazines and newspapers. He's an ex-Triple R Breakfaster, and a regular on ABC Local Radio and Radio National. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre

Værker af Tony Wilson

Cow Tripped Over the Moon (2015) 86 eksemplarer
Players (2005) 16 eksemplarer
Harry Highpants (2007) 10 eksemplarer
The emperor's new clothes horse (2012) 9 eksemplarer
Jack (2014) 7 eksemplarer
Essendon Bombers (2005) 3 eksemplarer
Making News (2010) 3 eksemplarer
The thirsty flowers (2006) 3 eksemplarer
Richmond Tigers (2005) 2 eksemplarer
AFL footy fan's handbook (2005) 2 eksemplarer
Adelaide Crows (2005) 1 eksemplar
Brisbane Lions (2005) 1 eksemplar
Carlton Blues (2005) 1 eksemplar
Fremantle Dockers (2005) 1 eksemplar
Collingwood Magpies (2005) 1 eksemplar
Geelong Cats (2005) 1 eksemplar
Kangaroos (2005) 1 eksemplar
Melbourne Demons (2005) 1 eksemplar
Port Adelaide Power (2005) 1 eksemplar
St Kilda Saints (2005) 1 eksemplar
West Coast Eagles (2005) 1 eksemplar
Western Bulldogs (2005) 1 eksemplar
Hawthorn Hawks (2005) 1 eksemplar

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male
Nationalitet
Australia
Bopæl
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Kort biografi
Tony Wilson is a Melbourne based Australian radio and television personality, successful writer and prominent speaker. He gained notoriety as the winner of the second series of the ABC television show, Race Around the World, in 1998, and has since become somewhat of a cult figure in Melbourne radio, television and print media.

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A humorous and satirical novel whose central character Ian ‘Tickets’ Thompson, an ex-football champion and colourful media identity closely resembles the life and times of real life football personality John ‘Sam’ Newman.
 
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Readingthegame | Jun 20, 2020 |
This book was quite the spin on the Princess and the pea. - More like a sequel! Fun read :)
 
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EBassett | 9 andre anmeldelser | Mar 20, 2019 |
This story puts a spin on the original Princess and the Pea fairytale. A prince is looking for a wife, but he wants the opposite of what his brother has or what his brother's wife is like. The prince wants a wife who likes to go camping and who can play hockey. Instead of putting a pea under a stack of mattresses, the prince decides to put a packet of frozen peas under the mattresses in order to see how his friend would sleep. The next morning, the friend said she slept fine, not even noticing the packet of peas, and the prince knew that she was the perfect girl for him. This would be a good book for young readers to compare and contrast with the original book. The illustrations also make the book more engaging for the students.… (mere)
 
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brittburditt | 9 andre anmeldelser | Nov 26, 2018 |
Liked this one the best out of the four in the series that I read. The kids of Monvale PS don't have their own oval - they play on one across the road. After sport one day, the PE teacher lets them play there during recess after their PE session finishes. Unfortunately, he takes all the soccer balls with him when he leaves so the boys have to come up with their own game. Jack invents one where they have to untie their shoes and see how far they can kick the shoe from their foot! The loser is chased and tackled to the ground with a "stacks on" by all the other players. Unfortunately for Jack, in the second game, he is the loser and after being tackled by Fadi, a fast Samoan kid in his class, the "stacks on" results in a broken arm.
Jack would not be worried about this except it means that the he won't be able to play in the match with the Grade A Soccer players who are coming next week! On top of this, Jack and his mates, not wanting to get into trouble for playing "stacks on" , put all the blame on Fadi for the broken arm. When Jack sees how this effects Fadi he feels terrible and, even though it may mean he misses the clinic run by the soccer players, Jack decides to come clean to the Principal.
Loved this book for its moral message - the truth is always best , no matter the cost and for the culturally diverse picture it paints of Australian schools. I also loved that the author chose to reward the kids for their honesty - Jack and his friends still participate in the clinic and Fadi stars . (Jack referees with his broken arm.) Lovely story for boys about standing up for your mates.
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nicsreads | Mar 13, 2016 |

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Værker
25
Medlemmer
385
Popularitet
#62,810
Vurdering
4.0
Anmeldelser
13
ISBN
96

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