A new laugh-out-loud space adventure for middle-grade readers from the author of A Toaster on Mars and the Jack Mason Adventure series.
Darrell Pitt is the author of A Toaster on Mars, shortlisted for the Russell Prize for Humour Writing, and the Jack Mason Adventures, a series of five novels including The Firebird Mystery, a CBCA Notable Book. He lives in Melbourne.
`Readers will progress from snickers to giggles to, finally, belly
laughs and shouts of outrage.' * Kirkus Reviews on A Toaster on
`This satirical, quirky sci-fi adventure might appeal to fans of Douglas Adams' well-loved Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.' * Booklist on A Toaster on Mars *
`This novel crackles with wit...the fun doesn't let up.' * Reading Time on A Toaster on Mars *
`Beneath the brilliantly absurd entertaining adventure is a narrative of compassion solidarity and confidence. Wildly entertaining for the adventurous middle grade reader.' * Diva Booknerd *
`...a great new take on the "school-but-different" genre...the universe Pitt has crafted is imaginative and original.' * Reading Time CBCA *
`Darrell Pitt has written a fast-paced and funny novel.' * ReadPlus *