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A great week: NEW Truly Tan plus NEW Timmy Failure

It is an excellent week for readers aged 8 to 11. Not only is there a brand-new Timmy Failure, there is a brand-new Truly Tan. Our favourites shelf is a happy place, indeed.

The sixth Truly Tan mystery, Trapped, sees our heroine plant-sitting for her neighbour Mrs Topple, but what is that strange car? And who are the people on the verandah? We’re certain that Tan can work it out.

And our our favourite detective, Timmy Failure, is dealing with the serious issue of the cat stealing his pants. And we all know how bad that can be. Find out if Timmy succeeds in finding treasure on Key West, Florida.

Truly Tan: Trapped! – Jen Storer – ABC Books – PB – $17
Timmy Failure: The Cat Stole My Pants – Stephan Pastis – Walker – HB – $18


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Jen Storer back in-store on Saturday 26 November

jen-storerJen Storer is coming back for another visit, ready to chat with readers large and small about her latest books:

  • the second Danny Best, covering his adventures with kitchen statues, creative-writing competitions and severed arms (Danny Best: Never Wrong, illustrated by Mitch Vane, PB, $18);
  • a picture book about a dog getting his own home (Blue the Builder’s Dog, illustrated by Andrew Joyner, HB, $25);
  • and the fifth Truly Tan book — has she been hoodwinked by the new girl in town? (Truly Tan: Hoodwinked!, PB, $17).

Jen will be here at 11am on Saturday 26 November, so come and say hi!

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The newest Truly Tan is out… and Jen Storer will do another signing soon!

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Truly Tan fans need wait no longer! The fourth exciting book in the series is out now, Truly Tan: Freaked! Tan’s latest case is to investigate the tall, dark stranger who has moved in to their house, full of secrets and mysteries. Will they solve the mysteries before the stranger seizes control? We have lots of copies in the shop, even some signed by the author, for $17.

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And Jen Storer herself will be at Fairfieldbooks to meet Tan’s fans and do some book signing. Come meet Jen at 11am on Saturday 22 November! Look forward to seeing you all here.

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New “Truly Tan” out, plus in-store signing with author Jen Storer

truly tan spookedSo many of you love the Truly Tan series, and with the third book in the series not long out — Truly Tan Spooked! — we thought we’d celebrate by having Jen Storer come into the shop for a signing. Jen will be here on Saturday 7th December between 10.30-12 noon.  Come on down and meet Jen if you haven’t already, and get your Truly Tan books signed.

Truly Tan, Truly Tan Jinxed!, Truly Tan Spooked! – Jen Storer – PB – ABC Books – $17

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Author visits and signed books.

After various author visits and events we have some books signed by the authors:

Kylie Ladd has signed copies of her latest book, Into My Arms as well as her previous books, After the Fall, Last Summer & Nakedinto my arms

Graeme Simsion has signed copies of The Rosie Project and they will go fast so don’t wait too long to buy that one.rosieproject

Jen Storer has signed copies of Truly Tan, Truly Tan Jinxed, Tensy Farlow & Accidental Princessjinxed!

Michael Pryor has signed copies of The Extraordinaires books 1 & 2.  Michael will be here on Saturday 18th May at 11-12.30 so he could sign books personally for you as a gift.pryor extra

We are very lucky so have so many authors who give up their time to come and visit us.  Take advantage of their efforts.  Signed books make terrific gifts, or just spoil yourself.

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Jen Storer & Truly Tan

tanWe have signed copies of all of Jen Storer’s books in the shop now.  Truly Tan, Tensy Farlow & The Accidental Princess are all available and would make terrific special gifts for Xmas.  Truly Tan is aimed at 8-10 year olds, and the other two titles are for girls a little older. Come in soon and grab a signed copy.

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