Bob the Builder is a very happy man until the day his nice, messy house is infested with elves. Oh no! the elves tidy up Bob's house till it's horribly clean and bright. they even shine his working boots, polish his hard hat, and put fairy bread in his lunch box. His mates just laugh and laugh. Bob is so embarrassed! What is he to do? Emily Rodda is one of Australia's most successful, popular and versatile writers. She has won the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award a record five times. Awards include CBCAA Book of the Year: Younger Readers (Honour Book, 1999), Cool (ACt) CCA (Winner, 2000; Winner: Book of the Decade, 2001), Cyber (tAS) CCA (Winner: Younger Readers, 1999), Koala (NSW) CCA (Shortlisted, 2000, 2002, 2003), Yabba (VIC) CCA (Shortlisted, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, Hall of Fame 2004).