Selby Sprung

h3SelbySprungh3pSelbytheonlytalkingdoginAustraliaandperhapstheworldisbackwiththisnewcollectionofhiswonderfuladventures.brbrThethrillscomethickandfastinthissixteenthSelbybookasSelbyishurledoutoftheworldsonlyskywritingembroideryaeroplanetowhatshouldbecertaindeath.VampiresinvadeSelbyspeacefultownandSelbyiscapturedbyaSharkManonDeathIsland.Thedeathdefyingdogisputtothetesttimeandagaininthesegutwrenchingandhilariousstories.brbrAndallthewhileMorrieArtietheEvilGeniusandhisthousandsofagentscombAustraliainsearchofthisremarkabledog.WillSelbybesprungWillhissecretfinallyberevealedtotheworldAfterovertwohundredadventureswillthisbetheendofSelbybrbrTheresonlyonewaytofindout...brbrstrongDuncanBallstrongisoneofAustraliasmostpopularauthorsforchildren.ThebooksaboutEmilyEyefingerthegirlwhowasbornwithaneyeontheendofherfingerareamonghisbestlovedworks.HisbooksalsoincludetheSelbyseries.brbrDuncanlivesinGlebeNSWwithhiswifeJillandtheiradorablebutincomprehensiblecatJasper.brbrstrongSelbySprungstrongbrHarperCollinsbrAuthorDuncanBallbrISBN9780732292638brPrice14.99brbrbrph3InterviewwithDuncanBallh3pstrongQuestionstrongWhatinspiredtheSelbyseriesbrbrstrongDuncanBallstrongAsItellkidsinschoolsSelbywouldringmeupandtellmethesecrazystoriesandIdecidetowritethemdownbrbrAnotheransweristhatIhadwrittenanadultandchildrensbookbeforeIwascontactedalongwithotherchildrenswritersbyFamilyCircleMagazinewhoaskedifwehadanideaforaseriesforthemagazinethestorieshadtobeveryshort845wordsonaverageandbasedaroundonefamily.IcameupwiththeconceptofSelbybecauseIwantedkidstobeabletoimmediatelyrelatetothecharacterbecauseIdidnthavealotofspacetodevelopacharacter.IchooseadogeventhoughIveonlyhadcatsmyselfasakidImnotsurewhyIknewthisdoghadtobealittlebitdifferentwhichiswhyhecantalkIalsoknewtherewereafewothertalkingdogswhichiswhySelbycantalkbutiskeepingitasecretfromeveryonebrbrAlotofplotsforSelbyjustoccurredtomeandforacoupleofyearsIwaswritingshortstoriesaboutSelbyandthenItookthefirst18ofthemrewrotethemwhichallowedmetodevelopthemfurtherandIsubmittedthemtoHarperCollinswhopublishedthem.Thesummariescaughttheattentionofthekidsfromthestart.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongWhatinspiresSelbysadventuresandhowdoyouthinkoftheseplotsbrbrstrongDuncanBallstrongWithgreatdifficultylaughingThehardestpartformeisgettingtheplotstowork.Ihavewrittenover200individualstoriesaboutSelbynowandIactuallyhaveputalotofenergyintryingnottorepeatmyselfandhavingplotsthatworkreallywellwithanicetwistattheend.Ithinkmyhardworkaspaidoffbecausekidsreallyappreciatetheeffort.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongCanyoutalkabouthowSelbyreactiontovampiresbrbrstrongDuncanBallstrongTherearevampiresofsortsinSelbySprungaswellasacollectionofotherstoriesincludingGaryGagswhoisSelbysfavouritecomedianandfriendoftheTrifles.GaryGagstellsthesecornyjokeswithpunswhichIlovedasakidandstilldoincludingIusedtoworkinablanketfactorybutthenitfolded.Dr.TriflemakesyetanotherinventioninSelbySprungalongwithmanyotherentertainingstories.brbrIthinkthelatestbookSelbySprungwillbethelastoftheSelbyseriesbecauseIhavesomanyotherthingsIwanttowriteIhavehoweverleftmyselfanoutattheendofSelbySprungsoIcouldwritemoreSelbystories.RightnowIamwritingbooknumber11oftheEmilyEyefingerseriesandIhavesomanyotherprojectsIdliketobeworkingon.brbrbrstrongQuestionstrongDoyouhaveawebsitebrbrstrongDuncanBallstrongMywebsiteisarelnofollowhrefhttpwww.duncanball.com.autargetblankwww.duncanball.com.auabrbrbrInterviewbyBrookeHunterppnbspppnbspp


 



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