A LITTLE SLICE OF AUSTRALIA: What a Croc! – Legendary Front Pages from the NT News

by |November 25, 2014

Out on the patio… we’d sit,
And the humidity… we’d breathe
Read about a man getting… bashed by a prawn,
Laugh and think… this is Australia.

We’ve been scrambling to keep this hilarious piece of Australiana in stock, with thousands of copies already on their way to eager men, women and crocs around the country. Order your copy today. Let’s put our best efforts forward to making this little ripper number one on the charts.

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Legendary Front Pages from the NT News

With witty editing, masterful puns, searing social insight and – when all that fails – the use of the word ‘clacker’, the NT News has changed the face of the Australian front page.

While a picture may tell a thousand words, they’ve proved that the combination of a photo and caption is really what delivers the message. And they don’t need a thousand words – most of the time eight or less will do.

I WAS MUGGED BY A CROC
DOG KILLED BY YOWIE
FROG STRUCK BY LIGHTNING
WHY I STUCK A CRACKER UP MY CLACKER

Now, for the first time ever, the news team who came up with these attention-grabbing gems have ventured into the archives to share some of their favourite front pages with the world. WHAT A CROC! is a collection of the funniest, craziest, wittiest, most memorable front pages from the NT NEWS.

Grab a copy of What a Croc! here

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Andrew Cattanach is a regular contributor to The Booktopia Blog. He has been shortlisted for The Age Short Story Prize and was named a finalist for the 2015 Young Bookseller of the Year Award. He enjoys reading, writing and sleeping, though finds it difficult to do them all at once.

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