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Max Booth Future Sleuth 5 Book Pack

Authors: Cameron Macintosh Illustrator: Dave Atze
Children, Sci Fi, Adventure, Mystery
153mm x 213mm x 5

About The Series: Max Booth is an 11-year-old ‘shadie’ urchin living in the year 2424, struggling to survive.

First 5 books in this fun and fast-moving series packed with action. It’s 2424. Super Sleuth Max Booth is uncovering the secrets of 20th century gadgets with his faithful but slightly neurotic robodog, Oscar. There are sinister characters and challenges along the way. Join the adventure in this fabulous series full of mystery, surprises and suspense. Ideal for reluctant readers!


‘A fun and fast-moving series packed with action … something fresh and fun.’ Kids Book Review.

“A fun and futuristic junior fiction series kids will love.” – Just Write for Kids

“With underlying themes of the importance of education, social class prejudice and having a place to belong, Stamp Safari is nevertheless a light-hearted, creative, witty and entertaining story with plenty of scope for discussion and learning potential. Tech-heads, adventure- and detective-lovers and Sci-Fi fans will certainly give this book their stamp of approval.” Romi Sharp

Max Booth – Tape Escape

Max and his robo-dog sidekick, Oscar been asked to identify an object that’s baffling everyone
– a 1980s cassette tape. But there’s more to the tape than meets the eye – or the ears! When
devious Dr Grizzlowe tries to take credit for the tape’s rock-tastic recordings, Max and Oscar
know they’re going to need all their future sleuthy skills to put things right.

Sample Pages here

Teachers Notes Here


Max Booth – Selfie Search

Max and his robo-dog sidekick, Oscar, have been handed an ancient mobile phone. It’s from
the year 2017, it’S more than 400 years old! What’s more, it’s full of photos – of the same
person! The photos hold a secret that could lead them to fame and fortune. Max and Oscar
face the fight of their lives to keep their discovery safe from some very greedy hands …

Sample Pages here

Teachers Notes here


Max Booth – Stamp Safari

A tiny piece of paper from the year 2019 might not BE very interesting to most people. But Max and Oscar aren’t most people! Max has a hunch that this ancient patch of paper might be valuable,
and extremely rare. It’s a strange, sticky thing called a postage stamp, and it’s more than 400 years
old! It’s an exciting discovery that leads Max and Oscar into some very sticky situations…

Sample Pages here

Teachers Notes here


Max Booth – Film Flip

Max and Oscar are shocked when they find a 400-year-old roll of film. They’re even more
shocked to discover that it still contains someone’s happy snap! Unfortunately, they’re not the
only people who realise how rare, and valuable, this photo could be. Max and Oscar will need
all their wits to ensure the photo ends up in the museum, where it belongs!

Sample Pages here

 Teachers Notes here


Max Booth – Chip Blip (June 2020)

Max and his robo-dog, Oscar, are baffled by the discovery of a tiny device that looks like a grain
of rice. Using their future-sleuthy skills, they figure out what it is – an ID chip that should have
been implanted into a very special dog …400 years ago! They unleash the truth of a long-lost
treasure. But, Bluggsville’s savviest sleuths could be hounded off the treasure trail for good.



Cameron Macintosh

Cameron Macintosh

Cameron Macintosh was born in Melbourne and has lived there ever since, apart from overseas backpacking jaunts whenever he’s been able to fund them. He studied Psychology and Italian at Melbourne University, and Professional Writing at RMIT. Since then, he has written more than 80 books for primary and early secondary students. He has also […]

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Dave Atze

Dave Atze

This is the story of an ordinary boy… when he was a kid everyone thought he was quite odd. Always drawing quirky things and talking in funny voices while he drew. Until one day he stumbled across a weird looking pencil stuck in a sharpener. On the sharpener it read: whomever pulleth this pencil from […]

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