Title: Total Quack Up!
Edited by Sally Rippin and Adrian Beck, with illustrations by James Foley
Published by Penguin Books
RRP: $14.99

This compilation of short stories by some of Australia’s best authors for young people will have readers rollicking with laughter. From miscalculating super heroes to practical joking fathers, the variety will appeal to a wide audience. Each story is illustrated by James Foley and there is a short story written by the winner of a national writing competition for young writers.

Short stories are perfect for a quick, complete read aloud before bed or in the classroom. This book would be perfect casual teachers trying to entertain a young class for the day. Also perfect for that stocking filler for Christmas.

All royalties from the book go to the Dymocks Children’s Charities, a worthy cause promoting a love of reading and improving literacy outcomes for all Australian children.

Many thanks to Penguin Books for supplying this book for review.