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Stuff Happens: Ethan

by Oliver Phommavanh

Stuff happens sometimes. Everyday stuff. At school, at home, with sport, with mates.

For Ethan it happened when he thought his best friend didn’t like him anymore.

Ethan is not just bookish – he’s book-obsessed, possibly the only boy with a mother begging him to put a book down so he can make friends. Ethan doesn’t make friends so easily so he when he does make friends with Trent (they bond over a dinosaur book), Ethan is chuffed and his mum is thrilled. But then Trent discovers downball and Ethan thinks he’s lost his best friend, his only friend . . .


28 January, 2015

About Oliver Phommavanh

Oliver is a young Thai-Australian writer for children. He has featured on panels at the Sydney Writers' Festival among many other appearances at festival and writing event as well as in blogs. He has worked as a primary school teacher and now spends his time writing and sharing his writing passion with kids and engaging them with humour. He's also a stand-up comedian and has appeared on national TV and radio as well as a number of well-known comedy venues such as the Comedy Store in Sydney. His first book, Thai-riffic!, was published in June 2010 to critical acclaim, followed by Con-nerd in 2011. VIsit Oliver at his website:  

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