With Carey the Hairy as their teacher, class 6C get into 'co-curricular activities' like poetry and belly dancing, and they put on a concert that is the best night of their lives. Funny, honest and full of likeable characters, this free verse story is perfect for 8-12s.
Mr Carey the Hairy
Billy the punk genius
J-man the rapper
Sophie the poet
Ahmet the soccer star
Jason the good kisser
Anna the yoga master
Peter the boy with the talking bottom
Emily the ballerina
Alex the artist
Michael the salesman
What a crazy class! And what a funny, unpredictable year - the year of Naked Bunyip Dancing - when the kids in Class 6C find out who they are, what they're good at, and how to put on a fantastic show.
Steven Herrick was born in Brisbane, the youngest of seven children. At school his favourite subject was soccer, and he dreamed of football glory while he worked at various jobs, including fruit picking. Now Steven writes for children and teenagers and visits many schools each year. He loves talking to the students and their teachers about poetry, and soccer.
Steven lives in the Blue Mountains with his wife and two sons.
Short-listed NSW Literary Awards, Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature 2006 AU; Commended CBCA Book of the Year Award, Younger Readers 2006 AU; Winner Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Award for Language Development, Upper Primary Readers 2006 AU
A & U Children
Paperback - B format
8 - 12
Children's, Teenage & educational