My Sister’s a Yoyo

When Eppie falls into a pot hole, gets squashed to the size of strawberry and becomes completely entangled in her brother Zeke’s yo-yo, Zeke only has day get back normal. What follows is hilarious high tale escape, theft, bullies, brats, goody-goodies, garbage trucks, magic lamps, scabs, snot, bribery, bravery, blind mum, fat nurse boy on bicycle covered something very unsavoury – that’s beginning! This slapstick adventure, bursting with anarchic energy enormous child-appeal for even most reluctant reader.

In this gleefully exaggerated memoir, Gretel Killeen looks at the big questions that we’re confronted with in times of calamity: what hell is life all about and on earth are we supposed to do it? Yes, it’s female midlife crisis for generation who were meant be superwomen, able run a global empire, raise family, help crippled dog give birth ironing while having multiple orgasms! With warmth, wisdom wicked wit, seeks advice from old friends (‘life sucks then you die’), new life-changing experience’) family (‘maybe should rent out your bum as kind mobile advertising space’), taking us hilarious yet poignant ride she stands top hill she’s not only climbed but has also built, view wonders, ”Is there is?”

When Eppie falls into a pot hole and gets squashed to the size of strawberry, her brother Zeke decides have some fun with his yoyo. What follows is hilarious high tale escape, theft, bullies, brats, dobbers, goody-goodies, garbage trucks, magic lamps, scabs, snot, bribery, bravery, blind mum, fat nurse, skinny teacher boy on bicycle covered in vomit – that’s only beginning!

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