Slime Squad vs the Killer Socks by Steve Cole
  

Slime Squad vs the Killer Socks

Written by Steve Cole
Part of the Slime Squad Series

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Perfect fodder for boys in particular and if you have a reluctant reader then the Slime Squad is great too. Slimy all action adventure fills the pages as a scientific dream gone wrong results in an old rubbish tip becoming home to monsters and giants. Crime lurks everywhere and it's up to Plog and the rest of the Slime Squad to fight crime with slime!

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Slime Squad vs the Killer Socks by Steve Cole

Mad scientist Godfrey Gunk had a dream - a dream of creating a whole safari park of monsters on an old rubbish dump. It didn't work. Little did Godfrey know that actually after he left the rubbish dump, his dream came true...Meet the inhabitants of Trashland, a whole world of different types of slimy monsters who all live peacefully alongside each other - at least they used to...Now giant, fire-breathing sock monsters are on the hunt for Trashland's filthiest and foulest fashion - to build a whole army of stinking socks!


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Steve Cole really knows what makes kids laugh! bookzone4boys.blogspot.co.uk Another gross and gloopy adventure in a gloriously imagined rubbish dump -- Julia Eccleshare lovereading4kids.co.uk

About the Author

Steve Cole

Steve Cole was our Guest Editor in November 2011. Click here to find out more and see some of his favourite books.

Steve Cole is the slightly crazy, highly frantic, millions-selling, non-stop author of Astrosaurs, Cows In Action, Astrosaurs Academy, The Slime Squad, Z. Rex and many other books (including several original Doctor Who stories). He used to edit magazines and books but prefers the job of a writer where you can wear pyjamas and eat chocolate all day.

Steve just can't stop writing - if he does, strange robots appear and jostle him vigorously until he starts again. In his spare time he loves making music, reading old comics, thinking up ideas for new books and slumping in front of a warm TV.

In this video, Steve counts down his top 5 favourite Astrosaurs characters:

You can see more Steve videos on his YouTube channel - click here.

Amanda Craig from The Times recently described the Astrosaurs series as "the kind of inspired, hysterically silly fantasy that boys adore." Here’s a summary of Steve’s four main series – great reading for boys in particular:

ASTROSAURS - Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! On the incredible spaceship DSS Sauropod, along with his faithful crew, Gypsy, Arx and Iggy, Teggs rights wrongs, fights evil... and eats a lot of grass.

ASTROSAURS ACADEMY - Welcome to the Academy! Teggs Stegosaur is a pupil at the Astrosaurs Academy where all astro-cadets go to complete their training. He hopes to become an ASTROSAUR one day but for now he has classes to attend, missions to complete and lessons to learn. His best friends and roommates, Blink and Dutch, are always his first choice for fun - but also to work with on his homework! Together they make a great team - the Daring Dinos - and get up to all sorts of adventures!

COWS IN ACTION - Moo-vellous ! Professor McMoo is a very clever cow - so clever, in fact, that he has managed to build himself a time machine from discarded farming machinery. He and his two cow friends, Pat and Bo Vine live on the Barmer farm, in fear of the hideous farmer's wife, Betty. But they are also star agents of the C.I.A. - Cows in Action, a crack team of cow commandos! In the future, cows live peacefully with humans as equals, not as food. But some cows in the future try to use the technology of time travel to interfere with history - which the Professor and his team must stop!

SLIME SQUAD - It's time to fight crime... with slime! Mad scientist Godfrey Gunk had a dream - a dream of creating a whole safari park of monsters on an old rubbish dump. It didn't work. Little did Godfrey know that actually after he left the rubbish dump, his dream came true... Meet the inhabitants of Trashland, a whole world full of different types of small slimy monsters who all live peacefully alongside each other - at least until now...

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Format

Paperback
144 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Steve Cole
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Author's Website

www.stevecolebooks.co.uk/

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Publisher

Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books

Publication date

6th January 2011

ISBN

9781862308800

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