NOW OUT – TOTAL MAYHEM BOOK 9!
Tuesday Again: Dash Candoo and the Case of the Missing Marble

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The Adventures of Devil-Cat (Volumes 1, 2 & 3) are NOW AVAILABLE on Amazon!

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BOOK 8, MONDAY AGAIN – Dash Candoo and The Total Penguin Situation, is now available here.
BOOK 7, SUNDAY – Dash Candoo and the Forbidden Island, is now available here.
BOOK 6, SATURDAY – Dash Candoo and the Missing Ducks, is now available here.

Dash Candoo’s Week One ALMANAC, is now available here.

COMING SOON

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    DASH CANDOO’S ALMANAC – WEEK 1: A FANTASTIC, fully-illustrated reference volume of expanded entries/background stories for all Almanac items from the first seven books!


    If you like DEVIL-CAT, he now has HIS OWN WEBSITE here!


    “A high-octane caper”
    – Publishers Weekly

    “Delightfully chaotic”
    – Kirkus Reviews

    “Absolutely awful!”
    – Mrs. Belch-Hick

    Hilarious, action-filled, illustrated mystery stories that make kids laugh-out-loud.
    The Total Mayhem adventures are written for 7-10 year-olds but appeal to the whole family.
    They explore universal themes of friendship, courage and taking the initiative.


    Total Mayhem is published in the US, Canada, UK & Australia by Scholastic.
    For foreign rights queries, get in touch here.

    Book 1 – Monday: Into the Cave of Thieves: August 2021 now out
    Book 2 – Tuesday: The Curse of the Blue Spots: August 2021 now out
    Book 3 – Wednesday: The Forest of Secrets: November 2021 now out
    Book 4 – Thursday: War of the Waterslides: March 2022 now out
    Book 5 – Friday: The Total Ice-Cream Meltdown: Aug 2022 now out
    Book 6 – Saturday: Dash Candoo and the Missing Ducks: Nov 2022 now out
    Book 7 – Sunday: Dash Candoo and the Forbidden Island: Nov 2022 now out
    Book 8 – Monday Again: Dash Candoo and the Total Penguin Situation: Apr 2023 now out

    DASH CANDOO’S WEEK 1 ALMANAC: now out
    Over 350 pages long, this is a FANTASTIC, fully-illustrated reference volume of expanded entries/background stories for all almanac items from the first seven books!

    A new unputdownable series from Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling, starring Dash, an ingenious problem-solver with fantastic friends and a bottomless backpack of brilliant gadgets.

    We are on the third Dash Candoo book, it has us all in fits of laughter. My son is keen to have a designated book shelf just for his Dash Candoo book collection!
    – M.D. (UK)

    “I couldn’t stop reading it because it was as if I was in the book, not reading it, but in it.”
    – A.W. (9 years old, US)

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