My Life & Other Exploding Chickens

‘Like Dahl, Bancks is passionate about inspiring a love of reading in the young by placing fun 
at the centre of his storytelling.’ – Andy Griffiths, Sydney Morning Herald

Have you ever done a runner from the dentist? Are you petrified of clowns? 
Have giant headlice tried to eat you alive? Yes? Well, this book is for you.

Here’s my new book My Life & Other Exploding Chickens! It’s illustrated by artist and madman Gus Gordon and it’s the fourth book in our weird-funny-gross, semi-autobiographical My Life series starring Tom Weekly. It asks all of life’s big questions. Stuff like…

SYNOPSIS (WHAT’S IT ABOUT?)


Have you ever done a runner from the dentist? Are you petrified of clowns? Have giant headlice tried to eat you? Have you ever been attacked by Library Ninjas when your book was five years overdue? And have you come up with a genius way to never do homework again? All of these things have happened to me. I’m Tom Weekly. My life is an exploding chicken and the book in your hands is my attempt to glue it back together again.

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Buy a copy of My Life & Other Exploding Chickens, signed by the author Tristan Bancks




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Exploding Chickens will land in bookstores March 2016 thanks to Penguin-Random House Australia. I’m hitting the road Feb-August, bringing the stories to life in schools, libraries and festivals in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Byron Bay, Perth, Tasmania and lots of regional centres. Keep an eye on my Events page for details.

MEET TOM WEEKLY

The stories and illustrations are madder than ever and Gus and I can’t wait to share them. But be afraid. The nits are coming. And they bite.

Killer Nits by Gus Gordon

CHECK OUT THE OTHER THREE BOOKS IN THE SERIES

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