So Wrong is one of the best books of 2016 !


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Thanks Book Chook. So happy!! And the review says: ‘Kids who like subversive humour will grab this book with glee. It has all the prerequisites: a magazine-style format, goofy sketches, a pre-occupation with poo, sarcasm, and patches of terrible spelling. What more could a reader want? Perfect for reluctant readers 10+ or anyone who wants […]




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December 7, 2016

A little TV time for So Wrong!!


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Look Mums, we’re on TV! Channel 9’s Kids WB to be precise, with the wonderful Lauren Phillips and Shane Crawford! And the whole idea was to talk about our new book, So Wrong! Here’s how the filming went, starting backstage … Here’s Mitey Mikey waiting for the big moment. He almost forgot to put this […]




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July 21, 2016

A fantastic review of So Wrong!


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The first reviews of So Wrong are starting to appear and here’s one of the best! Book reviewer, author and blogger, Dee White says … “What I like about this book apart from its non-stop entertainment value is that it offers achievable reading goals for kids who are reluctant to pick up a book. They can read […]




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July 19, 2016

So Wrong arrives!


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It’s a big day at Song Wrong HQ and Billy Goat Books with the arrival of So Wrong book one. Many thousands of them!! Gulp! You can order a signed copy of So Wrong from www.michaelwagner.com.au. And you can join the So Wrong Book Club here.




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June 18, 2016

New So Wrong Website


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Oh boy, this is BIG! Along with my new book, So Wrong, I’ve been secretly working with my friend, Wayne Bryant, on the So Wrong website, which contains its own So Wrong Book Club. Now book clubs might not be your thing, but this one’s different. This is the where you’re guaranteed to be wrong […]




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June 14, 2016

So Wrong Sneak Peek: The Parental Attitude Adjuster


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So Wrong is coming soon and it’ll have lots of strange, random things in it, like this weird ad for the Parental Attitude Adjuster. Actually, it’s two ads. Here’s the first…   That’s not the whole ad, but you get the idea. And then, towards the end of the book, there’s an extra ad that looks like this… […]




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June 7, 2016

Something big is coming soon and I couldn’t be more excited!


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I’ve been working on a book called So Wrong with artists Wayne Bryant for ages now and I’m super excited to say it’s almost here. Because it’s 192 pages long it looks like a normal novel, but it’s actually a whole bunch of weird things all thrown together, like short stories, odd ads (for things […]




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May 24, 2016

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Bear Make Den story time at the Little Bookroom in Melbourne


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Jane and I had so much fun at the Little Bookroom this morning. We read Bear Make Den at a Teddy Bear’s picnic-inspired storytime. There were lots of children and lots of bears, and the event was co-ordinated and run by the best sport in the children’s book world, Leesa Lambert. Thanks Leesa and everyone who […]




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March 4, 2016