Hilarious, action-filled, illustrated mystery stories, jam-packed with crazy stuff 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.

Published by Scholastic, books 1 & 2 will be out in August. They can be pre-ordered here.
Book 3: November 2020
Book 4: January 2021
Book 5: April 2021

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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Check out the Almanac. It documents everything that appears in the books, and gives additional background information on: Vehicles, Equipment, Communications, Weapons, Scallywags, Activities, Food, Animals, Trees, Plants, Classmates, Teachers, Schools