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  • Published: 2 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780670079308
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $29.99

Amazing Monster Detectoscope


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A visually gorgeous, funny adventure from the acclaimed creator of Animalia.

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? This whimsical take on facing childhood fears features intricate paper engineering and a whole host of hilariously hideous beasties lying in wait beyond the DetectoScope viewfinder.

  • Pub date: 2 October 2017
  • ISBN: 9780670079308
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 28
  • RRP: $29.99

About the Author

Graeme Base

Graeme Base is one of the world’s leading creators of picture books. Animalia received international acclaim when it was first published in 1986 and has achieved classic status with worldwide sales of over three million copies.

Other favourites by Graeme Base include The Eleventh Hour, The Waterhole, Jungle Drums, Uno’s Garden, Enigma, The Legend of the Golden Snail, The Jewel Fish of Karnak, Little Elephants, The Last King of Angkor Wat, the Little Bug Books, Eye to Eye and The Amazing Monster Detectoscope. Graeme lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his artist wife, Robyn.

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Praise for Amazing Monster Detectoscope

“Highly recommended. Monsters, Childhood fears, Interactive story, Rhyming story. What fun will be had by lucky children given this as a present or those in a classroom ...”

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“Another masterpiece from this incredible picture book creator. The detailed illustrations and intricate paper engineering will amaze and delight readers and keep them enthralled for hours.”

Margaret Hamilton, Pinerolo Newsletter


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