Buy My Dad Thinks He’s Funny to go into the draw to win $500 worth of books!

by |August 8, 2012

In one of our biggest prize offers to date, when you order My Dad Thinks He’s Funny from Booktopia you will go in the draw to win ONE of FIVE book packs worth $500 each, courtesy of the good people at Walker Books Australia. See image below, it’s a wonderful prize.
This is an opportunity not to be missed. My Dad Thinks He’s Funny is a great Father’s Day gift, a great birthday present, a wonderful book for any occasion.

My Dad Thinks He’s Funny

A book for anyone whose dad has made them laugh – or cringe!

My dad doesn’t like babysitting. He says no one should sit on babies.

My dad doesn’t eat seafood. He says there’s something fishy about it.

My dad doesn’t lie in bed. He says you should always tell the truth.

My dad thinks he’s funny.

Highly Commended 2011 Prime Minister’s Literary Awards; Short-listed REAL Awards 201; Short-listed Koala Awards 201; Short-listed Yabba Awards 201; Short-listed Cool Awards 211; Highly Commended Australian Book Design Awards.

A perfect Father’s Day gift for dads.

The first book together from this award-winning team; Katrina’s previous picture books, Big Rain Coming and Leaving, have both been commended as CBCA Notable Books and are on the Premier’s Reading Challenge lists nationwide. Tom has won two Stanley Awards from the Australian Cartoonists’ Association and has been shortlisted twice for the Walkleys in the category of illustration.

About the Author: Katrina Germein began writing books by accident when a story in her head wouldn’t go away. She wrote it down to set it free. This story went on to become Katrina’s first picture book Big Rain Coming. Katrina has continued to write books for children ever since, including the highly popular My Dad Thinks He’s Funny. She lives in Adelaide with three children, one husband (who thinks he’s funny) and a black and white dog named Sunny.

About the Illustrator: Tom Jellett’s books have included: Hot Stuff by Margaret Clark, Fuzz the Famous Fly by Emily Rodda, and Australia at the Beach, a picture book by Max Fatchen. Tom now lives in Sydney and works as an illustrator for The Australian.

 Orders placed before 31st August 2012. Winners will be notified in September 2012.
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While still in his twenties, John Purcell opened a second-hand bookshop in Mosman, Sydney, in which he sat for ten years reading, ranting and writing. Since then he has written, under a pseudonym, a series of very successful novels, interviewed hundreds of writers about their work, appeared at writers’ festivals, on TV (most bizarrely in comedian Luke McGregor’s documentary Luke Warm Sex) and has been featured in prominent newspapers and magazines. ​Now, as the Director of Books at, Australia’s largest online bookseller, he supports Australian writing in all its forms. He lives in Sydney with his wife, two children, three dogs, five cats, unnumbered gold fish and his overlarge book collection. His novel, The Girl on the Page, will be published by HarperCollins Australia in October, 2018.

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  • August 8, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    this would be an amazing prize:=o)

  • August 8, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    im excited about this prize this is soooo coool

  • faye hannam

    August 31, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    Great book… great promotion.. thank you.

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