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Noah's dad, Paine, is a kind but slightly irresponsible fisherman who is passionate about saving the local Florida aquatic life.When Paine discovers that a local businessman is running a scam from his casino boat, he takes the law into his own hands, sinks the boat and ends up in jail.This scam involves releasing the effluent from the boat's toilets directly into the water, to avoid the cost of disposing of it safely. Noah and his sister Abbey, take up the fight for justice on their Dad's behalf and enlist the help of Shelly, who knows that her former boyfriend is up to no good and comes up with a plan to prove it.She gets a job as a barmaid back on the casino boat and plans to sneak a huge load of coloured dye into the toilets. A fantastically funny thriller - to find out more visit www.haveyouflushed.co.ukshow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 126 x 196 x 22mm | 222.26g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552553557
  • 9780552553551
  • 148,192

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"Hilarious, yet serious about the environmental issues" * Guardian * "A gross-out plot likely to appeal . . . A satisfyingly different kind of adventure book for kids" * Inis * "Aquatic high jinks in this entertaining ecological tale of responsibility and revenge" * The Bookseller * "With real villainy and real right and wrong issues but told in convincingly involving, over the top manner" * The School Librarian * "Flush is pacy and amusing. It will entertain readers with a sense of justice, a concern for the environment and an understanding that the simplest and whackiest ideas are often the best" * Writeaway! *show more

About Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen was born and raised in Florida. He is the author of nine previous novels, including Sick Puppy, Lucky You, Stormy Weather and Basket Case. He also writes a twice weekly metropolitan column for the Miami Herald.show more

Back cover copy

Noah's life is full of ****. His dad's in jail and there's a boat pumping sewage into the bay he loves. He's determined to stop the Coral Queen's illegal dumping - it's both gross and against the law. It's going to be a big job and the odds are stacked against him, but he's got a mad plan and some oddball allies to help him out . . . A riotous eco-thriller by the bestselling author of Hoot! 'Hilarious' Guardian 'A gripping, funny and entirely satisfying story' Independent 'Crazy plans and fast action make for great, adventurous fun.' Sunday Expressshow more

Review Text

"A gross-out plot likely to appeal . . . A satisfyingly different kind of adventure book for kids"show more

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21,154 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 28% (5,930)
4 38% (8,123)
3 27% (5,618)
2 6% (1,188)
1 1% (295)
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