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Author: Colin Thompson
Publisher: North Sydney : Random House Australia. North Sydney, NSW : Random House Australia, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three years ago, Stark Contrast volunteered his family to live on the moon. Since then, the reality TV show about their adventures has become the most popular show on earth and the Contrasts are mega famous. But three years inside a big plastic bubble is a long time, and the four of them - Stark, his wife, Laura, and their children, Crocus and Jack - are way beyond bored. They just want to go home. The trouble is,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Children's stories
Children's fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Humorous fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Thompson
ISBN: 9781742756202 1742756204
OCLC Number: 908937656
Target Audience: For primary school age.
Description: 237 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Three years ago, Stark Contrast volunteered his family to live on the moon. Since then, the reality TV show about their adventures has become the most popular show on earth and the Contrasts are mega famous. But three years inside a big plastic bubble is a long time, and the four of them --
Stark, his wife, Laura, and their children, Crocus and Jack --
are way beyond bored. They just want to go home. The trouble is, none of them know how to fly the spaceship, and it's not programmed to take them home for another two years. In Watch This Space, with the help of the robot that was sent with them, the Contrast family manage to break into the spaceship and escape ... except that instead of flying back to earth, the spaceship heads off into deep space.
Responsibility: Colin Thompson ; illustrations by the author.

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Three years ago, Stark Contrast volunteered his family to live on the moon. Since then, the reality TV show about their adventures has become the most popular show on earth and the Contrasts are mega famous. But three years inside a big plastic bubble is a long time, and the four of them - Stark, his wife, Laura, and their children, Crocus and Jack - are way beyond bored. They just want to go home. The trouble is, none of them know how to fly the spaceship, and it's not programmed to take them home for another two years. In Watch This Space, with the help of the robot that was sent with them, the Contrast family manage to break into the spaceship and escape ... except that instead of flying back to earth, the spaceship heads off into deep space.

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