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Weirdlife Story Series: Episode 4 - Hatsnatching Bandicoots

Join Hickory as he tries to recover his beloved helmet after it’s been snatched by a colony of devious hat-lovers.

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Hatsnatching Bandicoots

Here in the drizzle-forest of Tasmania, we’re on day three of our search for the Giant Walking Stick insect. And – oh! Aha! I do believe I’ve just spotted one. It’s right there on the ground. I’m just crouching down now to get a closer look at the magnificent... Oh...no, sorry. It’s just a big stick. *Grrr* That’s the tenth time that’s happened today.  

Oh! But just up ahead – aha! No question about it. I’ve finally found...Arrrgh, no. It’s just another big stick.

“Hee-hee-hee-hee.”

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Benefits of reading Weirdlife - Hatsnatching Bandicoots

Weirdlife is an animal documentary inspired bedtime story series. This short story covers the theme of discovery. Hatsnatching Bandicoots is written and narrated in the first person. We recommend this story for children with a reading age of 6 - 10 years old.

Who are the main characters in Weirdlife - Hatsnatching Bandicoots

The main character in The Weirdlife series is Hickory Slick and features a variety of fictional animals. In this episode Hickory introduces us to the rubbish heapers.