A sci-fi adventure packed with robots, rockets, sledge-racing and fascinating inventions.
Centuria – a planet full of new technology and fascinating inventions. A great place for Jesse to spend his two hundred and fifty space credits he’s brought with him from Earth. But when he rescues human-like robot boy, Michael, Jesse must go deep into the Farlands around the city. Will he be able to help Michael find his family? And will he be able to get back to Earth?
About The Author
A fun setting which lends itself to a great adventure
- A new title from the author of the Walker Right In Detective Agency
- Aiming at 9-14 year old age group – especially those who haven’t yet been “struck” by the reading bug. Similar readership to Penguin’s “Aussie Chomp” series, but with a more graphic and funky approach to try to appeal to a wider audience.
Moya Simons was born in Moree, NSW, but has spent most of her life in Bondi. Moya has written many books for children including the popular 'Dead' series and 'Totally' books, several 'Aussie Bites' and 'Aussie Chomps', and the applauded 'Hello God' and 'Let Me Whisper You My Story'. Her achievements include being shortlisted four times for the Young Australian Best Book Awards. Moya is also the author of the acclaimed series, 'The Walk Right In Detective Agency' with Walker Books Australia.
Series: Lightning Strikes
For Ages: 8 - 10 years old
For Grades: 3 - 5
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st March 2011
Publisher: Walker Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.0
Weight (kg): 0.1