do-wrong ron is a verse-novel for children.
Ron does the wrong things at the wrong time or the right things at the wrong time or the wrong things at the right time...
until he finds Charlie the guinea pig who looks like an oversized rat and they meet Isabelle who is waiting for something, anything, to happen...
And when Ron plans a musical welcome for Isabelle's nana, anything just might happen.



do-wrong ron - Allen & Unwin 2004

Honour Book - CBCA Book of the Year 2004
(younger readers)

Highly Commended - Speech Pathology
Book of the Year 2004
Ron

My name is Ron.
Ron Holman.
Or, Do-wrong Ron,
because I have this habit:
I do the wrong thing at the wrong time.
Or the right thing at the wrong time?
Or the wrong thing at the right time?

My best friend is my bedroom. 
Me and my desk.
Me and my bed.
Me and my clothes all shoved in the wrong drawers.
Me and my soccer figures,
lying on their sides
like they’ve just played a really hard game -
which reminds me of last season.
Oh dear.

(page one)
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