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Get a Grip, Cooper Jones

By Sue Whiting

What do you do when life’s spinning out of control?

Cooper Jones wishes his life was simple – like it used to be. When all he needed to worry about was whether to get up for swim training or sleep in. Suddenly, his life’s become complicated.Cooper can’t stop thinking about his dad – a man he has never known – and now Mum’s starting to act weird too. When the gorgeous Abbie arrives in Wangaroo Bay, Cooper realises that he’s not the only one whose life is complicated. With tensions growing and bushfires threatening, Cooper needs to get a grip – fast.

  • A fresh story, with themes, such as self-identity, friendship and family, which teenagers will relate to
  • A fantastic novel from Sue Whiting, author of Freaky and The Firefighters

About the author

Sue Whiting started her working life as a primary school teacher with a special interest in literacy education and children’s literature. In 2005, Sue left teaching to pursue a career in children’s book publishing and is now Publishing Manager for Walker Books Australia. She is also a successful children’s author who has written picture books, chapter books and novels for teens. Her novel Get a Grip, Cooper Jones (Walker Books) is a 2011 CBCA Notable Book. Her latest books are Portraits of Celina, a tale of revenge from beyond the grave (13+), and a picture book, A Swim in the Sea, illustrated by Meredith Thomas. Visit her online:

ISBN: 9781921529788
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: August 1, 2010
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 206pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $17.99
New Zealand RRP: $19.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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