Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire by Nat Amoore

Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire

by Nat Amoore

When Tess and her best friend Toby find a million dollars in Tess' backyard they both have big plans about what to do with it. Turns out spending a lot of money when you're a kid can be tricky and it can also get you into a whole lot of trouble.

This book is super fun and very clever. I love the story, the characters, but most of all I love Tess' tips on life that are scattered throughout — they are absolutely spot on and kids (and adults) will totally relate to them. 

I also love the fact that this is a funny, middle-grade book with a female protagonist, written by a female author (who is VERY funny in real life) and that it's set in suburban Australia. 

Kids will love this book. It's a sure fire winner as I'm sure will be the case with Nat's next book, The Positive Power of Pranking, which has come out with a bang in June 2020.


  • Contemporary, Australian in the style of David Walliams   
  • Best for ages 10+ 
  • Fun, Funny and full of money! Ha!

"A book is a dream you hold in your hands". —Neil Gaiman

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