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Tim Harris
Author | Primary Years (Years 2 - 6)

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Tim Harris is the bestselling author of several laugh-out-loud series for kids, including Toffle TowersMr Bambuckle’s Remarkables and Exploding Endings. His first ever book, Exploding Endings: Painted Dogs & Doom Cakes, was awarded Honour Book at the 2017 KOALAs. Tim’s second series, Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables, contains his trademark quirkiness, mixed with a touch of poignancy. The lead book was awarded a CBCA Notable in 2018, and the series was shortlisted for the REAL Awards in 2018 and 2019. His books have been published in Australia, the USA, Poland and Turkey. 

A former primary school teacher of 15 years, and advocate for creativity and short stories, Tim’s presentations and workshops are dynamic and entertaining. He is a sought-after presenter, having worked in hundreds of schools across Australia.

Virtual visits available


Books by Tim Harris

Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables Join Forces

Best Suited for ages 8-11 years
Everyone’s favourite teacher, Mr Bambuckle, is back with more hilarious stories, shenanigans and silliness at Blue Valley School!

Principal Sternblast is up to his old tricks.
But what is he plotting this time?
We need to find out before it’s too late.
Can the new students help?
Was that a croak I heard from behind the canteen?
Yes, but what does that have to do with anything…?

Mr Bambuckle and the class in room 12B welcome four new students following the closure of the local grammar school. Will they all join forces in time to save Blue Valley School?

Fully Booked: Toffle Towers #1

Best Suited for ages 9-11 years
Toffle Towers hotel has been run by a Toffle for over one hundred years – and it’s about to be inherited by the next generation.

The Great River Race: Toffle Towers #2

Best Suited for ages 9-11 years
Chegwin’s adventures at Toffle Towers continue when, one by one, his hotel staff are ‘reverse mugged’ by two mysterious men. Meanwhile, the town of Alandale is preparing for the annual Great River Race.

Order in the Court: Toffle Towers #3

Best Suited for ages 9-11 years
The adventures at Toffle Towers hotel continue as the manager – 10-year-old Chegwin Toffle – battles with blizzards, rioting guests, and hostile takeover attempts!

Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables

Best Suited for ages 8-11 years
He’s the first teacher to cook us breakfast.
Is his spark-maker beetle really that dangerous?

Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables Fight Back

2020 YABBA Shortlisted
Best Suited for ages 8-11 years

I wish Mr Bambuckle would come back.
Who will cook us breakfast now?
Miss Frost gave me detention just for answering a question.

Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables Go Wild

Best Suited for ages 8-11 years
Meet your new assistant principal – Miss Frost!
Uh-oh, that’s not good.
At least we’re away on camp.

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