Lightning Strikes: Wreck The Halls

By Meg McKinlay

A hilarious new Lightning Strikes story featuring characters from Going for Broke and The Big Dig.

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  • A new title by Meg McKinlay which continues the adventures of characters from her previous Lightning Strikes titles, Going for Broke and The Big Dig
  • Meg s illustrated fiction title Duck for a Day was a notable book in the Younger Readers category, Children s Book Council of Australia Awards, 2011; and was short-listed in the Lower Primary Category, Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards, 2011

About the author

Meg McKinlay grew up in Bendigo, Victoria, in a book-loving, TV- and car-free household. On the long and winding path to becoming a children s writer, she has worked a variety of jobs including swim instructor, tour guide, translator and teacher. These days, she lives with her family near the ocean in Fremantle and is an Honorary Research Associate at the University of Western Australia, where she has taught Australian Literature, Japanese, and Creative Writing. Meg divides her time between teaching and writing, a balance that swings wildly between chaos and calm. She is always busy cooking up more books and you can visit her on the web at

ISBN: 9781921720697
Distributor: Harper Collins Distribution Services for Australia and New Zealand
Binding: NON S
Release Date: September 1, 2012
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 96pp
Stock Status: STOCK
Australian RRP: $12.99
New Zealand RRP: $15.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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