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The Junkyard Story Series: Episode 6 - Tonk-Foolery

Tonk is becoming known as the Junkyard prankster. Mike and Joe try to adjust his robotics to change him, but then they wonder if they shouldn't have.

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Snappy the robot alligator poured his morning cup of oil-tea. He greased his slice of thick, brown toast. Then he opened his issue of Doctor Weekly and sat in his bus-driver’s chair. Snappy pulled the side lever to extend the leg rest and...


Snappy bouncing in the air. Tea cup spilling, book and toast flying.

The chair threw Snappy up! His head crashed into the ceiling of his metal shack. 


He landed back down in his chair.


A little upset and very confused, Snappy looked around wondering how that could have happened.

Suddenly, Tonk the robot rabbit jumped out from behind a metal panel.

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Benefits of reading Junkyard - Tonk-Foolery

This short story covers the friendship theme. Tonk-Foolery is written and narrated in the third person. We recommend children with a reading age of 6 - 10 years old for this story.

Who are the main characters in Junkyard - Tonk-Foolery

The main character in the Junkyard series is ten-year-old Joe Sakana and his best friend Mike Himmel. This is a sci-fi story series set in Swindon where the boys create robots that become characters. In episode 6 they tweak Tonk because he’s pranking the other robots.