Crime Time – Australians Behaving Badly is a collection of true Australian crime stories ranging from bushrangers such as Ned Kelly and Mad Dan Morgan through to serial killers, fraudsters and modern celebrity criminals. Crime Time contains details of the crimes, biographical details, portraits by Louise Prout and interesting trivia in Did You Know boxes.
One summer afternoon three boys play a prank on the ice-cream man. This one decision sets into motion a chain of events that will forge a life-long bond, testing each boy as never before. Three boys united by fear and their need for friendship. Three boys united against the ice-cream man.
Jenny Mounfield is the author of two published junior novels as well as a number of short stories and articles for both kids and adults.
Her many hats include: children’s book reviewer, wife, and mum to three teenagers and numerous pets.
Jamie Brown and his family have no money. None. Zip. Zilch. Zero. Nada. Nix. Nachos. Then, when a letter from the mysterious Barnaby Von Barnabus arrives, everything changes.
The question is ... can the Browns handle their newfound fortune? Only time, and maybe the words in this book, will tell. When Jamie Brown and his family move from the poor streets of the Hovel to snobby Snootyville, classes clash with hilarious results.