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Bill Rules
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An enchanting story of friendship, courage and trust from one of Australia’s favourite storytellers.

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Overview

Bill and Matty are the best of friends. Matty is headstrong, willful and entertaining; Bill is loyal, patient and devoted to Matty. They are also neighbours which means their lives are intertwined and daily ‘thinktanks’ are held in Matty’s backyard bath. When Bill learns that his father is coming home from jail, his world is tipped upside down. How will the kids at school take the news? And, most importantly, how do Bill and his mother feel about his dad being home? Worries start to mount but the ever-watchful Matty has an idea to help Bill keep his dad on the straight and narrow. However, life doesn’t always go according to plan ...

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Elizabeth Fensham, author of My Dog Gets a Job, Miss McAllister's Ghost, Goodbye Jamie Boyd, Matty Forever, and My Dog is a Winner

Elizabeth Fensham

Elizabeth Fensham’s first novel, Helicopter Man, won the 2006 CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers. It was followed by her young adult novels Miss McAllister’s Ghost, a 2009 CBCA Notable Book for Older Readers, Goodbye Jamie Boyd, shortlisted for the 2009 Bologna Book Fair’s White Ravens Award, and The Invisible Hero, winner of the 2012 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award and listed as an IBBY Book. Elizabeth’s younger reader novels include Matty Forever, shortlisted for the 2009 CBCA Book of the Year for Younger Readers, and the companions Bill Rules, shortlisted for the 2011 Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards, and Matty and Bill for Keeps. The first of the My Dog series, My Dog Doesn’t Like Me, was published in 2014, followed by My Dog Gets a Job in 2017. Elizabeth lives in Victoria’s Dandenong Ranges.