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Sometimes feeling bored is just the beginning …


From million-copy bestseller Matt Stanton, author of Funny Kid and The Odds, comes a page-turning and hilarious new series about the complicated business of being a kid.

Hi, I’m Milo, and right now I’m chasing $105 as it flies down my street. The wind is blowing it towards Evie Watson’s house, which is very bad news. It’s also making for some pretty awkward running.

My neighbours, Rocco, Luisa and Zak, must be laughing their heads off. And who knows what’s happening with the new kid next door. His name is Frog and he’s invented his own type of martial art, which he’s not very good at even though he made it up.

Finding this much money should have been a good thing, but it is turning into a disaster!

Bored is full of heart and humour, providing a great option for kids as they move beyond their favourite illustrated fiction series to books with more text and complex storylines.



Dear Booksellers,

I want to share with you my brand-new series. It’s called Bored.

As you know better than anyone, my books have usually included a bum joke or two, but this series is a little different. In Bored, the humour comes from something more personal. It feels more true to me than anything you’ve seen from me before. I wanted to really write about the complicated (and funny) business of being a kid.

I hope you can have a read. I’d love to know what you think. Thank you for everything you do for Australian children’s authors. I deeply value your support and I hope to see you in person sometime soon.




Email HarperCollins to WIN 1 of 3 advance copies of Milo Finds $105 (Bored #1).




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