Sun, 01 Sept | Upstairs at Better Read Than Dead

The Birthday Wars: Yours Troolie Alice Toolie - Book Launch

Bring the kids and join us for a fun-filled afternoon as we launch The Birthday Wars: Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie, the hilarious sequel to Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie: Letters from My Enemy. With CBCA-award winning authors Kate & Jol Temple.
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The Birthday Wars: Yours Troolie Alice Toolie - Book Launch

Time & Location

01 Sept 2019, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Upstairs at Better Read Than Dead, 265 King Street, Newtown NSW, Australia

About The Event

Bring the kids and join us for a fun-filled afternoon as we launch The Birthday Wars: Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie, the hilarious sequel to Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie: Letters from My Enemy. With CBCA-award winning authors Kate & Jol Temple.

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About the Book

Alice Toolie - seriously famous youtootuber - and her best enemy Captain Jimmy Cook return in this humorous sequel to Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie: Letters from My Enemy from the CBCA award-winning writers of the Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers series.

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Set the dial to catastrophe! Alice Toolie and her worst enemy Jimmy Cook have a huge problem. Their birthday parties are on the same day and they have both invited the whole class. Disaster!

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And neither is backing down.

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There's only one solution. A cake-off. Whoever wins gets to party. Literally.

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As Alice and Jimmy discover there are no real winners in wars. Before long, it's ferocious Woodland Princesses vs frozen Antarctic Explorers in this hilarious book from the CBCA award-winning writers of the Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers series about worst enemies and even worse-r friends.

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About the Authors

Kate and Jol write funny books for kids and are the award-winning authors of Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers the Third Grade - a series about a boy set on being a famous explorer - one disaster at a time. It was selected as Honour Book for 2017 Children's Book Council of Australia and shortlisted for Best Designed Book of the Year.

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Kate and Jol Temple, and Jon Foye have five children's books to their names including Captain Jimmy Cook Discovers Third Grade and their picture books Parrot Carrot, Mike I Don't Like and I Got This Hat which was selected for National Simultaneous Storytime in 2016 and read by over half a million kids on the same day. These books have managed to find themselves on short lists and NSW Premier's Reading Lists. They have also created two digital adaptations of their picture books for which they have received international awards for creativity.

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Grace West is a young illustrator and graphic designer working under the nom de plume North South Grace West. She is passionate about illustration, books, typography and print design. Kate, Jol and Grace's previous collaboration, Yours Troolie, Alice Toolie, was shortlisted for the 2019 Australian Book Design Awards for Best Designed Children's Fiction.

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