Can Pete "Pod" Poldlewski and Morris "Shiny Boy" Diamond conquer the ten-meter diving tower, or are they doomed to sit on their towels forever?
In the forest, armed men from the new settlement ventured to investigate strange lights and found three fires burning, a child at their center, tethered to a stake. The boy appeared to be white, perhaps three or four years old, unable to speak. He watched the men with the darting, fearful eyes of a wild animal and at their approach he crouched, snatched a stick from a fire, and snarled. So begins Dirk Wildlight's life in the tiny Victorian settlement of Tilmore.
When Patrick learns to sail, he doesn't realise his skills will be pushed to the limit....
Is the spider in Min's bedroom hairy, scary and creepy, or really rather nice?
Jammy and Red think Drong Drong Island is their special place. When they discover two girls on their island, the battle is on! And both sides are in for a big surprise....
Will tiny Anton Stanton - guitar freak and champion ping-pong player - survive Smith Street Secondary College? Anton's pretty doubtful and so is Mr Barrington but heroes of all sizes can rock!
Four short stories : The Red Boxing Gloves by David Metzenthen, Jack and the Aliens by Damien Broderick, Intergalactic Heroes by James Moloney, and Clever Sandwiches by Rowena Cory Lindquist.