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Danger Dweeb







J.A. Folkers

Copyright © 2017 by Julie Folkers

Ooky Spooky Publications

Cover Copyright © 2017 by Julie Folkers

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This book is a work of fiction. Names, places, characters and incidents are either the product of the author's imagination or used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events or persons is entirely coincidental and beyond the intent of the author.

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For my girls who mean the world to me and in memory of my Mum.

About the Author

Julie was born and raised in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she is now residing again after living on the rugged West Coast of the South Island for nine years. She has worked and served overseas with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including a three- year posting to Bangkok, Thailand. After completing a Diploma for Professional Writer of Children's Stories, she wrote her popular first fantasy novel for children, Abby and the Hopplescotch Realm. This was written as the first in her series of stories about the adventures of a group of children and other characters in different realms. Julie's Realm's series has grown to four books in total now. The series starts as first chapter books. Julie also holds Diplomas in Diamonds and Gems.

Julie lives with her two daughters and her dogs, Mr Arthur and Miss Fable, both English Mastiffs. Julie was Chairperson of the New Zealand Society of Authors for Canterbury in 2012.

Julie also has an adult series out under the non-de-plume Anne Dover.

Scribblings of a Writer

Scribblings of a Scammer

Mum stirred, she'd been sound asleep. She opened one eye a smidgen and peeked out. There was something very cold and small on her arm that was outside the blankets.

Peering through the slit, she spied Barnaby.

When she jolted upright she gave him such a fright, he fell over backwards and ended up sprawled on the floor.

Scrambling to pick himself up, he glared back at her.

'What did you do that for?' he asked as he dusted his pants down and leant over to pick up his hat.


The door flew open and the kids ran in. They actually flattened him on the way to the bed.

'Oh good, you're awake. We've been staking out the bedroom door, waiting for you to wake up. Dad said we weren't allowed to wake you,' cried Chloe as she lost her balance and landed with flailing arms on top of Mum. She'd tripped over something.

'Watch Barnaby, you've both just mowed him down.'

'Really,' cried Ben as he pretended to be a giant crab with his arms extended out in front of him trying to catch him.

'Cold, cold, getting warmer,' said Mum as she sat back and watched Barnaby duck and dive as both of them were now trying to corner him.

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