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Misery guts / Morris Gleitzman.

By: Gleitzman, Morris, 1953- [author,, narrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Sydney : Pan, 1991Description: 108 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 0330358758; 0330272314; 9780330272315.Subject(s): Conflict of generations -- Children's fiction | Happiness -- Children's fictionDDC classification: A823.3 Summary: Summary: When twelve-year-old Keith tries to brighten the life of his seemingly miserable parents by getting them to move their fish and chip business from wet, grey London to sunny Queensland, he makes a surprising dicovery about himself.
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Children's Fiction GLEI (Browse shelf) Available i2152827
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Reprint of a novel for older children first published in 1991 under the Piper imprint. Keith Shipley's gloomy parents own a fish and chip shop in a grey English street in a grey English town and Keith believes it is his responsibility to cheer them up. He tries painting the shop orange and buying tropical fish. Finally the solution comes - move to a tropical paradise such as Queensland, Australia. First of a trilogy, it was followed by 'Worry Warts' and 'Puppy Fat'. Author's other books include 'Two Weeks With the Queen' and 'Blabber Mouth'.

Summary: When twelve-year-old Keith tries to brighten the life of his seemingly miserable parents by getting them to move their fish and chip business from wet, grey London to sunny Queensland, he makes a surprising dicovery about himself.

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