The Amazing Monster Detectoscope

Author(s): Graeme Base

Children's Picture Books | Summer Reading Guide 2017/18

This ode of childhood imagination features Graeme's most intricate paper engineering yet and a host of cool creatures for kids to discover. When our hero uses his Amazing Monster DetectoScope he finds that the house is infested with monsters! Can he find the courage to face his fears?


Product Information

Graeme Base is one of the world's leading creators of picture books. His alphabet book Animalia, received international acclaim when it was first published in 1986, and has achieved classic status with worldwide sales approaching three million copies. It has now inspired an animated TV series. Other favourites by Graeme Base include The Eleventh Hour, My Grandma Lived in Gooligulch, The Sign of the Seahorse, The Discovery of Dragons, The Worst Band in the Universe,The Waterhole (and The Waterhole Board Book), Jungle Drums and Uno's Garden. In 2007 this last title featured in six major awards and was winner of three- Speech Pathology Book of the Year, younger readers; The Green Earth Book, USA; The Wilderness Society Environment Award. In 2003, his first novel for young readers, TruckDogs, was released. It was short-listed for the Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards the following year. In 2009 Graeme produced the the fascinating, beautiful and challenging book Enigma; can you crack the code? Graeme's most recent book is The Last King of Angkor Wat. Graeme lives in Melbourne with his artist wife, Robyn, and their three children - James, Kate and Will.

General Fields

  • : 9780670079308
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Viking Australia
  • : September 2017
  • : 290mm X 280mm X 30mm
  • : Australia
  • : October 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

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  • : Graeme Base
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  • : Hardback
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