Simon's dad has just bought his dream car - a classic FJ Holden. But on the same day the car arrives so does a demented crow.
Simon names the crow the 'Black Bandit' because of its unpleasant tendency to pinch things. But worse than that, the crow has it in for Dad's beloved new car.
The feathered fiend appears intent on destroying the Holden, and making life unbearable for everyone associated with it.
Simon's irrate dad becomes completely crazy trying to outwit the Black Bandit, while Simon decides he needs to investigate the car's past to get to the bottom of the Bandit's obsession.
But when he discovers Stan the previous owner's mysterious disapearance, Simon finds himself caught in an adventure of stolen cars, missing money and mistaken identity.
About the Author:
Jenny Mounfield lives in Queensland with her husband and three children. She loves crows because they are so clever. (Among their many talents, they can eat cane toads without getting poisoned.) 'The Black Bandit's is her second novel.
Author: Jenny Mounfield
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