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Book Information

  • ISBN: 9781743346198
  • Format: eBook
  • Pub Date: 01/11/1996
  • Category: Children's, Teenage & educational / General fiction (Children's / Teenage)
    Junior Fiction / Junior
  • Imprint: Macmillan Australia
  • Price: $7.99

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. His titles include Winter, The Head Book, The Boy You Brought Home and Millie.

John Marsden lives at the Tye Estate, just outside of Melbourne, where he opened a school called Candlebark in January 2006. The school currently has 52 students, ranging from Prep to Year 7.