The Danger series (9+, published by Scholastic Australia and Sterling USA)
Ten linked stories per book, all written in real-time. Will Tony find a cure to the deadly virus? How will Liliana escape from the burning building? Can Tak outsmart a killer robot? Where can Sally hide from the giant mosquito? Will Ella free herself from the quicksand before the predators in the jungle find her? The Danger series has all this and more.
“You won’t be able to put down this action-packed thriller, even better read with the minutes ticking over in the margins… Highly recommended for children aged 10+.” – Artelle Lenthall, Creative Kids Tales
- 300 Minutes of Danger (2015) – read the first story
- 400 Minutes of Danger (2016)
- 500 Minutes of Danger (2017)
- 200 Minutes of Danger (2019)
The Mysterious World of Cosentino (6+, Scholastic Australia)
The Mysterious World of Cosentino is about the adventures of an illusionist living in a world where magic is real – but banned by the evil King of Diamonds. Each book has beautiful illustrations, plenty of humour and each one even teaches magic tricks!
Videos, printable cards and more at scholastic.com.au/cosentino
- The Missing Ace (2017) – read a sample
- Rabbit Rescue (2018)
- The Lost Treasure (2018)
- The Silver Thief (2019)
The Countdown to Danger series (8+, Scholastic Australia, Sterling USA)
Thirty endings per book—choose wisely. Can you escape from a group of bank robbers? How about outrunning molten lava? And can you hide from a giant shark?
- Countdown to Danger: Bullet Train Disaster (2016)
- Countdown to Danger: Shockwave (2016)
- Countdown to Danger: Deadly Heist (2017)
The Fero Files (10+, Allen & Unwin)
Fero isn’t a spy—but he looks like someone who is. When he gets arrested in a case of mistaken identity, volunteering for a dangerous mission may be his only hope. This espionage series was nominated for several awards and has delighted fans of the Jason Bourne and Alex Rider series.
The Scream series (9+, Scholastic Australia, Bayard Frisson France)
Welcome to Axe Falls, a town filled with terrifying creatures.
- Replica (2014) (the author gratefully acknowledges the support of artsACT and the ACT Government)
- Ink, Inc. (2013) (get it for free when you sign up to the newsletter!)
The Ashley Arthur series (12+, Pan Macmillan, Scholastic America, Usborne UK)
Two teenage thieves become the target of a killer.
The Six Of Hearts series (12+, Pan Macmillan Australia, Scholastic America)
A teenage superhuman fights for justice in a grim future.
- The Lab (2006)
- Remote Control (2007)
- Third Transmission (2009)
- Dead Man Running (2010)