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Max Booth Future Sleuth Series

Authors: Cameron Macintosh Illustrator: Dave Atze
$38.97

Max Booth Future Sleuth Series – Books 1 to 3 (does not include book4)

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

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There’s a new sleuth in town – he’s fun, funny, and very 2424!

About The Series: Max Booth is an 11-year-old ‘shadie’ urchin living in the year 2424, struggling to survive.With the chance to make some money by uncovering the secrets of mysterious ‘gadgets’ from the 20th century, Max and his faithful, but slightly neurotic, robodog Oscar start investigating. But the path to success is never easy,  and there are sinister tricks, strange characters and lots of challenges along the way.

Book 1: Max, and Oscar have been asked to identify an object that’s baffling everyone – a 1980s cassette tape. But there’s more to this tape than meets the eye. The tape contains long lost songs from a popular “mega-star” David Snowie, and now there’s a strange musicological expert who clearly wants to stop them in their tracks.

Book 2: Max has been handed an ancient mobile phone. It’s from the year 2017, which makes it more than 400 years old! What’s more, it’s full of photos – all of the same person.

Book 3: A tiny piece of paper from the year 2019 might not sound very interesting to most people. But Max and Oscar – Bluggsville’s sharpest sleuths – aren’t most people! Max has a hunch that this ancient patch of paper might be valuable, and extremely rare.

PRAISE FOR THE SERIES

Max Booth Future Sleuth Tape Escape and Selfie Search are an awesome beginning to a fun and futuristic junior fiction series kids will love. – Kids Book Review

Cameron Macintosh’s debut children’s fantasy sci-fi series for middle graders, Max Booth Future Sleuth, is a mind-bending, time-warping fun adventure about a boy and his robo-dog sidekick on a mission to uncover the truths about ‘ancient’ artefacts (Are the ‘80s really that ancient?!). The first book to send us looping back and forth between time zones is Tape Escape. Set in 2424, it is a comically suspenseful story that sees Max and Oscar in all sorts of strife, following the theft of the valuable, all-encompassing, legendary David Snowie-archived cassette tape from the hands of a maniacal musicology nutter. Certainly one to goggle over (or google if you’re under 20), for its fascinating reflections into technological history and advancements – Boomerang Books

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

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

Max is back. And in the third instalment of the action-packed Max Booth Future Sleuth series, Max and his robosidekick, Oscar, are ready to sharpen their super-sleuthing skills yet again. – Megan Higginson

PREORDER NOW –  BOOK 4 -MAX BOOTH FUTURE SLEUTH, FILM FLIP (available September 2019) rrp $12.99

 

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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