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From the multi-award winning and bestselling author behind the Tomorrow series

Staying Alive in Year 5 is a monster hit for primary school readers from one of Australia's most popular storytellers, John Marsden.

Scott and his friends are simply staying alive in year 5 until their surprising new teacher, Mr Murlin, comes along.Boring textbooks go into the bin, eating chocolate in class becomes compulsory and suddenly it's OK to be weird.

But Mr Murlin is not popular with everyone. . .

Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781742613499
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pub Date: 01/11/2013
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: Pan Australia
  • Pages: 108
  • Price: $12.99

From the multi-award winning and bestselling author behind the Tomorrow series

Staying Alive in Year 5 is a monster hit for primary school readers from one of Australia's most popular storytellers, John Marsden.

Scott and his friends are simply staying alive in year 5 until their surprising new teacher, Mr Murlin, comes along.Boring textbooks go into the bin, eating chocolate in class becomes compulsory and suddenly it's OK to be weird.

But Mr Murlin is not popular with everyone. . .

Author Information

John Marsden is Australia's bestselling author for teenagers and a highly acclaimed picture book writer. The Tomorrow Series has been a phenomenal success -backlisting for more than twenty years - and the first book in the series has been made into a major motion film. Some of John's other titles include So Much to Tell You, Take My Word for It, Winter, The Head Book, The Boy You Brought Home, Dear Miffy, and Millie. John Marsden lives at the Tye Estate, just outside of Melbourne, where he opened a school called Candlebark in January 2006. He is a most respected commentator on education and an author who has created an extraordinary legacy in Australian children's literature.

AUTHOR EVENTS

24 July 2019

Join bestselling author John Marsden at the Wheeler Centre in conversation with 15-year-old student Sumeya Yussuf, as he chats about his brand new book, The Art of Growing Up.

7:15 PM

The Wheeler Centre
176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Website



1 August 2019

Join John Marsden at Byron Bay Writers Festival event The Art of Growing UP as he discusses his new book THE ART OF GROWING UP.

12:10 PM

Greenstone Partners Marquee
144 Bayshore Dr Byron Bay NSW 2481 Website



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