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Box Office Smash : Star League Series : Book 7 - H. J. Harper

Box Office Smash

Star League Series : Book 7

By: H. J. Harper, Nahum Ziersch (Illustrator)

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Published: 1st September 2011
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
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The final two STAR LEAGUE books for 2011 promise a thrilling cliffhanger story and an explosive finale!

The Star League are at the premiere for one of their films, but the occasion turns disastrous when Professor Pestilence’s henchmen kidnap Ben Beaumont.

Before the Star League can act, six mysterious figures show up and challenge them. They are the Shadow Six, six kids with superpowers – a mind controller, a vampire, a human lightning bolt, a troll, a sorceress and an arachnid girl – and they’re not in the mood for making friends! Can the Star League defeat the Shadow Six – and another mysterious villain – in time to save Ben?

About the Author

H.J. Harper is a children's author who lives in Melbourne. By day she works in a bookstore, spruiking her favourite wares; by night she writes stories about zombies, movie stars, ninjas and robots. Her first series of books, STAR LEAGUE, will be published in 2011.

H. J. Harper

When H.J. Harper was a young child growing up in Perth, Western Australia, the only thing she wanted to be more than an author was a mad scientist.She enjoyed mixing potions from various household goods and dreamed of one day owning a computer book like Penny from Inspector Gadget (also a yellow jumpsuit like April O’Neil from TMNT.)

However, when H.J. reached high school she realised that being a Mad Scientist might actually involve being half decent at science, and so she turned her efforts to her other dream: becoming an author. Thankfully, her brain seemed to comprehend English much better than Science, and so, in a misguided attempt to get paid for converting thoughts to words, she studied Journalism at university.

While university was perhaps one of the most wonderful places on earth, H.J. quickly found that journalism required a lot of knowledge of things like football, politicians, and the capital of Australia, knowledge which she sadly did not possess. Her passion lay more in things like what type of weapon you would use to slay a dragon (magic sword), a demon (magic flaming sword) and the kind of food unicorns eat (marbles). Which is why, when she graduated, H.J. went to work in a bookshop, where that type of knowledge kind-of-sort-of-not-really has a purpose.

Two bookshops and a library later, H.J. now lives in Melbourne where she works in another wonderful bookshop. It was here that she first discovered how mindblowingly awesome kids’ and YA books are, and that she would dearly love to add to the many excellent titles out there that are expanding/shaping/warping young minds everywhere.

H.J. has written a series called Star League, the first four books of which were published by Random House in June 2011. Star League is for readers seven and up, and follows the adventures of an action movie star, a ninja, a werewolf, a zombie, an animancer and a robot as they fight against evil. Look for the next four books to come out in September. H.J. is also working on her next book, a Steampunk puzzle adventure which will be published in 2012.

Visit H. J. Harper's Booktopia Author Page


ISBN: 9781864718720
ISBN-10: 1864718722
Series: Star League
Audience: Children
For Ages: 6 - 12 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 90
Published: 1st September 2011
Publisher: Random House Australia
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.0  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.102