Author(s): Paul Jennings
Ricky is an ordinary boy who has a dream. And a secret. Ricky can fly. Truly. But there's a hitch. He can only fly sometimes. And no one will believe him. Which is a pain. Because he wants to be FAMOUS...This gift box contains all four bestselling books about Ricky, presented in words and pictures by master storytellers Paul Jennings and Andrew Weldon. They'll have you laughing out loud at Ricky's quest for fame, on and off the ground.
Paul Jennings has written over one hundred stories and won every Australian children's choice book award. Since the publication of Unreal! in 1985, readers around the world have loved his books. The top-rating TV series Round the Twist and Driven Crazy were based on his popular short-story collections such as Unseen! In 1995 he was made a Member of the Order of Australia for services to children's literature and he was awarded the prestigious Dromkeen Medal in 2001...Andrew Weldon's cartoons have been published in Australia and internationally, including in The Age, The New Yorker and The Big Issue. He has published two cartoon collections - I'm so sorry little man I thought you were a hand-puppet and If you weren't a hedgehog... If I weren't a haemophiliac... His most recent book is Lazy Daisy, Busy Lizzie, created with his partner, Mary Ellen Jordan...