Told with care, precision, and the knowing art of a seasoned storyteller… a beautiful collection of memoirs and a real treasure.
The Mistaken Monster is a wonderful adventure story set in Berry NSW. A thrilling tale with a strong message about friendship, trust and not judging by first appearances.
Paul Bird is an independent Australian writer who lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and four children. He was born and raised in Newcastle, Australia, where he studied nursing, then medicine and began his specialist training as a physician. When he is not writing, he works as a Rheumatologist, caring for people suffering from arthritis and joint diseases.
His first book, One Mad Rooster, a collection of adventure stories for children, was published in 2007. It was followed by My Aunt the Vampire and the Mistaken Monster.
One Mad Rooster and the Mistaken Monster are written for early primary, My Aunt The Vampire for middle school readers
This collection of short stories takes the reader on an entertaining ride through the memoirs of a kid growing up in the 1970’s and 80’s. Using Australian vernacular, the stories move at a fast pace, with a tiny lesson hidden in each story. Whether it’s looking after your mates, owning up before you’ve been caught, or not letting your imagination get away with you, each story spins a yarn that will enthral and entertain.
The Destiny Shoes - COMING SOON
Lucy Tindall couldn’t have known what she discovered in the second-hand store would lead her to the most amazing ...
One Mad Rooster
We froze. From behind the nesting boxes there was a scuffle, a flap, and an almighty squawk. Then there was a shriek ...
My Aunt the Vampire
Whether he's convinced his aunt is a secret vampire or battling haunted fireworks these stories are a fun-filled collection ...
The Mistaken Monster
Three friends break the rules and end up in the wrong place at the wrong time. And they are sure they've seen a monster ...