Astrosaurs : The Carnivore Curse by Steve Cole

Astrosaurs : The Carnivore Curse

Written by Steve Cole
Part of the Astrosaurs Series

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Astrosaurs Series - No. 14. 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! Teggs and the crew are sent on a special mission - to the Carnivore Sector.


Astrosaurs : The Carnivore Curse by Steve Cole

King Jerk, one of the nicer, peaceful Carnivore rulers, has contracted deadly space mumps. The DSS don't want Jerk to die; his successor is violent and fearsome, so they've sent the only dinosaur in space - a herbivore, Dr Herrodon - who can cure him, along with the crew of the Sauropod, to help. But when they arrive at King Jerk's palace, things are not what they seemed at first. Strange attacks keep happening at night, and Dr Herrodon keeps going missing. Can Teggs get to the bottom of it all and help cure King Jerk?

Steve Cole is also the author of a number of other bestselling series’ including Astrosaurs Academy, Cows in Action and Slime Squad. To view them all go to Steve’s author page here on Lovereading4kids - click here. The Astrosaurs Academy series is a spin-off from Astrosaurs which began in 2008. The series focuses on Teggs Stegosaur while he’s at Astrosaurs Academy before he becomes an Astrosaur.

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"the kind of inspired, hysterically silly fantasy that boys adore" Amanda Craig, The Times

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.

He is a bestselling children's author and lifelong fan of Ian Fleming's James Bond. His other book series include Z. Rex, Thieves Like Us, Doctor Who and Astrosaurs, with collective sales of over three million copies. In other careers he has worked as an editor of books and magazines for readers of all ages. To see more author information click here.

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

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Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books

Publication date

1st January 2009




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