'I want the old Mr Brainfright back,' said Jenny. 'He's not a very nice banana. I liked him better when he was a human being.'
When Mr Brainfright dresses up in a banana costume to take on the role of school mascot, it looks like Northwest Southeast Central School might beat the bad sports of Northwest West West Academy for the first time ever. But then Mr Brainfright begins to think he really is a banana...
The Mascot Madness! Test:
1. Northwest Southeast Central School have never beaten Northwest West Academy at their annual track and field challenge because
A: they're better at knitting than they are at sport.
B: they are losers.
C: Northwest West Academy will stop at nothing to win.
2. Mr Brainfright dresses up in a banana suit and dances around because
A: he's bored.
B: he goes bananas.
C: he thinks it will inspire the students of Northwest Southeast Central School and lead them to victory.
3. When Henry McThrottle attempts the triple jump, instead of a hop, step and a jump he does
A: a burp, a dribble and a sneeze.
B: a twirl, a spin and the splits.
C: a stumble, a trip and a fall.
4. Mascot Madness is
A: a new type of dance.
B: when a mascot gets angry.
C: a very funny book about running, jumping, throwing, winning, losing, cheating, chasing, biting and really hard squeezing.
The answers to these questions - and many more - are contained between the covers of this very funny book about running, jumping, throwing, winning, losing, cheating, chasing, biting and really hard squeezing.
About the Author
Andy Griffiths is one of Australia's funniest writers for children. His books have sold over 4 million copies worldwide, have featured on the New York Times bestseller lists, and have won over 40 Australian children's choice awards. Andy and Terry's Treehouse series is currently captivating readers across Australia.
Series: Schooling Around
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st December 2013
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.17