Guest Editor - Steve Cole Guest Editor - Steve Cole

Steve Cole, the slightly crazy, highly frantic author of the brilliant Astrosaurs series, is our November Guest Editor. Find out more about him and his books - including two new ones out this month - as well as books that have influenced him in his life to date…

Featured Books

Astrosaurs: Earth Attack!
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 20. The Dinosaurs with a difference are back for a super space adventure in this extra long, bumper story and the 20th Astrosaurs title. Captain Teggs Stegosaur must lead his team against his arch enemy General...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/09/2011
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Astrosaurs: The Forest of Evil
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 19. Captain Teggs Stegosaur and his team are back for a thrilling new Astrosaurs adventure as they take on a dangerous new challenge. Something is killing crops and making dinosaurs disappear. Captain Teggs and his team...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/08/2011
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Astrosaurs: The Sabre-tooth Secret
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 18. This series goes from strength to strength. This is the 18th title and it comes complete with free collector cards for kids to play with and to swap with friends. Captain Teggs is no ordinary...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/02/2011
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Astrosaurs : The Robot Raiders
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 16. 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...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/01/2010
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Astrosaurs : The Twist of Time
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 17. 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...
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/04/2010
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Astrosaurs : The Dreams of Dread
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 15. Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! Teggs has a nightmare about sabre-toothed bananas and can't believe it when he's actually attacked by them in the middle of a mission. Strange things...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/06/2009
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Astrosaurs : The Carnivore Curse
Steve Cole
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...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2009
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Astrosaurs : Revenge of the Fang
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 13. To save his schoolfriends Teggs must turn against the DSS and deliver top astrosaur secrets into enemy claws...But When Admiral Rosso finds out, Arx, Iggy and Gipsy are ordered to stop him by any means...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/08/2008
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Astrosaurs : The Sun-snatchers
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 12. The astrosaurs are on a mission to help the planet of the woolly rhinos, where one of their three suns has gone missing. What on earth could have swallowed up such a huge ball of...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/02/2008
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Astrosaurs : The Claws of Christmas
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 11. The astrosaurs are on their way home for Christmas when they encounter millions of Christmas presents flying through space. Teggs and his crew are ordered to take the presents back to Santa Claus and his...
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Format: Paperback | Released 30/09/2010
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Astrosaurs : The Star Pirates
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 10. When several spaceships go missing, the astrosaurs investigate - and are attacked by terrifying Star Pirates! The greedy ship-looters have a plan that will wreck the galaxy. Can Teggs stop them in time?
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Format: Paperback | Released 29/04/2010
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Astrosaurs: The Planet of Peril
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 9. A fantastically thrilling and funny addition to the Astrosaurs series where wrongs are put right, where good fights evil and where peace overcomes war. Perfect both for the keen reader but also the reluctant one...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2007
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Astrosaurs The Terror-bird Trap
Steve Cole
Teggs and his crew have been sent to a beautiful - and previously peaceful - island. The clean-living, vegetarian bactrosaurs have always lived in harmony with their sea-dwelling neighbours, the shark-like predatory megalodons. But now the two races are on...
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Format: Paperback | Released 09/01/2010
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Astrosaurs: Day of the Dino-Droids
Steve Cole
Astrosaurs Series - No. 7. Astrosaurs are a really collectable series offering dramatic space travel stories peopled with dinosaur characters. Teggs is captain of the amazing spaceship DSS Sauropod. With his dinosaur crew, he travels through space fighting evil and...
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Format: Paperback (b Format) | Released 01/06/2006
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Astrosaurs The Space Ghosts
Steve Cole
Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! The Sauropod crew are sent on a mission to a planet where a team of diplodocus are mining for a very valuable space mineral. But their work is being disrupted...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/01/2010
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Astrosaurs The Skies of Fear
Steve Cole
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!
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/01/2010
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Astrosaurs The Mind-swap Menace
Steve Cole
Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! The Astrosaurs are on another mission when they almost crash into a deserted space station. It turns out to be a dinosaur prison that has been hit by a meteor...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2010
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Astrosaurs The Seas of Doom
Steve Cole
Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! Teggs and his crew have been sent to a watery planet where a very large and very scary monster has been attacking a local fish factory. When Teggs and Gipsy...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2010
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Astrosaurs The Hatching Horror
Steve Cole
Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! Teggs and his crew are trying to transport some very rare and precious eggs across the galaxy to a safe haven where they can hatch.
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/01/2010
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Astrosaurs Riddle of the Raptors
Steve Cole
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.
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/2010
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The Adventures of Mrs Pepperpot
Alf Proysen - illustrated by Hilda Offen
Chosen by November 2011 Guest Editor, Steve Cole: "I loved the fun fantasy of plucky Mrs Pepperpot, who never knew when she would inconveniently shrink to the size of a… well, pepperpot. (It's a good job she didn't marry Mr...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/1970
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Essential Spider-Man
Stan Lee
Chosen by November 2011 Guest Editor Steve Cole, the Spider-Man comics by Stan Lee, Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway et al: "Stan Lee and the merry Marvel Bullpen of writers and illustrators dominated my childhood reading. I bought several comics each...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/01/1970
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Marianne Dreams
Catherine Storr
Selected by our November 2011 Guest Editor Steve Cole: "Written in the 1950s, it's about a bored invalid girl who sketches a house with an antique pencil and finds herself caught there in her dreams with a boy called Mark....
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/10/2006
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Doctor Who and the Daleks
David Whitaker
Chosen by November 2011 Guest Editor Steve Cole: "My childhood was crammed with Doctor Who books – growing up in the three-channel days before home videos, the only way you could relive the Time Lord's adventures was through these lively...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/07/2011
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A Wrinkle in Time
Madeleine L'Engle
Caroline Lawrence, July 2012 Guest Editor: "When I was in fourth grade, (Year 4), our teacher Mrs. Eckhardt would give us each a eucalyptus drop (hard candy) and read us this existential sci-fi classic out loud for the last fifteen...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/07/2014
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November 2011 Guest Editor Steve Cole

Steve Cole is the amazingly prolific 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.

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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.

Watch the video below to see which are Steve's 5 favourite Astrosaurs characters:

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

Steve also has an amazing website that is packed full of Fun Stuff, Resources and Downloads about all of his books. To find out more visit stevecolebooks.co.uk

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