Suitable for children 8 – 12 years old
Elastic Island Adventures is an exciting, original series, with a slightly retro feel. It features a delightful platypus in the first book, and a family of quokkas in the second book – so quirky Australian characters/animals are part of the action.
Jewel Lagoon - Four children, Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an elastic' island that can send them pinging across the ocean to a variety of tropical island destinations. Landing at Jewel Lagoon on Trinity Island, the children quickly find themselves in trouble. But even with help from the colourful creatures they meet - Pangali the Platypus, Olaf the Giant, and Big Wig and Wee Wig Knockulous - will they be able to return home safely? Paperback, 208 pages.
Port Mugaloo - the second in an exciting series of books for children, an action-adventure set in the South Pacific, optioned for film/TV development! Four children, Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an ‘elastic’ island that can send them pinging across the ocean to a variety of tropical island destinations. Their last destination spelt trouble, so this time the children are determined to have a relaxed and safe time when they visit Port Mugaloo on MugaMuga Island.
But Ethan falls into a pond and becomes invisible – and the only one who can help them is King Shiny. But King Shiny has gone missing looking for the long-lost royal treasure, so they enlist the help of Mrs Quokka and travel across the desert on a seven-humped camel into very dangerous territory to find him. But have the children made a mistake in trusting Mrs Quokka? They soon learn that quokkas might be famous for their ‘quokka logic’ but mostly it doesn’t make any sense! Paperback, 192 pages.