Secrets of an Undercover Activist

Pages: 352
Imprint: Rock the Boat

Secrets of an Undercover Activist

Nat Amoore

The outrageous story of three best friends, one greedy mayor and a whole lot of pranking.
9780861540679 (2 Jun 2022)
RRP £6.99

The Book

The outrageous story of three best friends, one greedy mayor and a whole lot of pranking

Casey Wu tries to stay out of the spotlight, which is why no one would suspect her of being the mastermind behind a string of attention-grabbing pranks at her school. Together with best friends Zeke and Cookie, she is part of Green Peas - a secret activist organisation designed to make adults sit up and pay attention to important environmental issues.

But when the three young activists get wind of a major cover up in their town, things really start to get serious. It's time for Green Peas to stage their biggest prank yet. 

Additional Information

Pages 352
Imprint Rock the Boat


About the Author

Nat Amoore wrote and directed international award-winning short film Elemenopee. She currently has a feature film and a kids' TV series in development. Nat was a recipient of the CBCA Maurice Saxby Creative Development Program for 2018. Nat has a kidlit podcast One More Page, which was nominated for the 'Best Newcomer' category at the Australian Podcast Awards 2018. But most importantly, she used to be a trapeze artist and had a pet kangaroo when she was little.


‘This is so brilliant... It's a really, really powerful message to young people that their voice matters... I absolutely just loved it.'

- Children's Books Daily

‘Nat Amoore is the next Andy Griffiths. Her books are madcap and wild, with an enormous heart.'

- Newcastle Herald

‘This marvellous book is about aptitude, intelligence, adaptability and self-reliance. It's about relationships with friends, family and the community delivered to us with humour, fine writing and a dose of craziness. The Power of Positive Pranking is a great read for everyone.'

- Reading Time

‘The Power of Positive Pranking will soon be a favourite of middle school readers looking for a fun, thought provoking novel with a lot of heart. Don't forget the "Green Peas Rule 25: Always try to be a better person. But in the end, be the best you can.”'

- Magpies

‘This is a great story about having a go, being determined to make a difference, persistence, family relationships, friendships, acceptance, grief and of course pranking!'

‘Nat takes issues that might seem complex - politics, the environment activism - and makes them easy to understand, accessible and of course, fun and humorous.'

- The Book Muse

‘The Power of Positive Pranking encourages children to see that they can make a difference in climate change and environmental issues.'

- Readplus

‘This book has everything that I want the kids in my school to read. It focuses on serious causes and demanding change in any way you can (but without hurting anyone, "big impact, no casualties” is how they describe it in the book), enact change by finding out what works for you and running with it.'

- Story Links

‘This story about pranking for positive people-power will give you the giggles, all while feeling empowered to start your own social movement.'

- Total Girl

‘An original and fun read from first page to last, of special note is the inclusion of real-life bonus tips on how to become a schoolyard millionaire inside!'

- Midwest Book Review

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