A hilarious slapstick race against time in the
exciting new Lightning Strikes series.
Black Baron, Jake's champion racing cockroach, hasn't lost a race
and Jake is on top of the world. But then his mum decides to clean up
his bedroom and discovers Black Baron in a shoebox under Jake’s bed.
Mum is aghast -- how could Jake keep such a filthy pest? But Black
Baron escapes and Jake's Mum calls the pest exterminator and a humorous
slapstick tale ensues.
About The Author
- Lightning Strikes is a fun new series of fast-paced and fun
stories with eye-catching cover effects.
- Other Lightning Strikes titles include: 'The Great Shave', 'Going
for Broke', 'Jinxed', 'Queasy Rider' and 'Sucked in'.
Robyn Opie is the author of 85 children's books. She has been
writing for children for 11 years; most of her books are sold around
the world and many have been translated into foreign languages. Robyn
lives in Adelaide, South Australia, and works full time writing for
children. Robyn has always loved writing and reading. She writes
children's books for pleasure. With her partner, Robyn has co-written a
family feature film and is developing a TV series. Her other interests
include watching Aussie Rules Football. Her favourite team is the
Adelaide Crows. Go Crows! She also enjoys listening to music, playing
pool, watching movies, walking her dogs and chatting to friends via the
Series: Lightning Strikes
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st May 2008
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.3 x 13.0
Weight (kg): 0.1