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The Fabulous Friend Machine

Author/Illustrator: Nick Bland

Publisher: Scholastic Australia

Suitable: Pre-Primary to Year 3


Popcorn is the friendliest chicken at Fiddlesticks farm. When she finds a Fabulous Friend Machine in the barn, she sets about making some brand new friends. But, behind the screen of The Fabulous Friend Machine, maybe her new friends are not so friendly after all... A cautionary tale from the globally best-selling Nick Bland.

Links to the Western Australian Curriculum:

Literature (in particular Responding to Literature); Language; Literacy; The Arts; Critical and Creative Thinking; and Personal and Social Capability.