Lockie Leonard Human Torpedo (#1)
Lockie Leonard, hot surf-rat, is in love. The human torpedo is barely settled into his new school and already he's got a girl on on his mind. And not just any girl: it has to be Vicki Streeting, the smartest, prettiest, richest girl in the class.
Tim Winton has published twenty-six books for adults and children, and his work has been translated into twenty-eight languages. Since his first novel, An Open Swimmer, won the Australian Vogel Award in 1981, he has won the Miles Franklin Award four times (for Shallows,Cloudstreet, Dirt Music and Breath) and twice been shortlisted for the Booker Prize (for The Riders and Dirt Music). He lives in Western Australia. Find out more on Facebook