Elastic Island Adventures Books

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Elastic Island Adventures: Jewel Lagoon


The first in an exciting series, a fantasy action-adventure set in the South Pacific. Four Children, Kiri, Jed, and the twins Emma and Ethan, discover an 'elastic' Island that can send them pinging across the ocean to a variety of tropical island destinations. Landing at Jewel lagoon on Trinity Island, the children quickly find themselves in trouble.

But even with help from the colourful creatures they meet - Pangali the Platypus, Olaf the Giant, and Big Wig and Wee Wig Knockulous - will they be able to return home safely?

Suitable for children 7 - 12 years



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Elastic Island Adventures: Port Mugaloo


The second in the series. Their last destination spelt trouble, so this time the children are determined to have a relaxed and safe time when they visit Port Mugaloo on MugaMuga Island. But Ethan falls into a pond and becomes invisible – and the only one who can help them is King Shiny. But King Shiny has gone missing looking for the long-lost royal treasure, so they enlist the help of Mrs Quokka and travel across the desert on a seven-humped camel into very dangerous territory to find him. But have the children made a mistake in trusting Mrs Quokka? They soon learn that quokkas might be famous for their ‘quokka logic’ but mostly it doesn’t make any sense!

Suitable for children 7 - 12 years


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Elastic Island Adventures: Rainbow Cove


The third in the series. When Kiri, Emma, Ethan and Jed visit Rainbow Cove, they discover creatures called frivals who are responsible for maintaining the colours of the island. But the frivals have gone on strike after the local people didn’t like them changing all the colours around – and now the island is slowly fading to grey. Because of this the chameleons are in danger of dying,  so the children set out to find the frivals missing leader in the hope of saving them. But will they succeed before it is too late?

Suitable for children 7 - 12 years


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Elastic Island Adventures: Alphabet Resort


The fourth in the series. In this adventure, the children are excited to be going to the wedding of King Shiny and Princess Topaz. Love is in the air, especially when they encounter Wombo the Wombat, a bachelor looking for love, who they decide to help. But then Princess Topaz is kidnapped, and everyone begins a frantic hunt to find her. Will they find her in time for the wedding, and will Wombo the Wombat succeed in finding love?

Suitable for children 7 - 12 years


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Elastic Island Adventures: Kingdom of Blong

Publishing 1 July 2021!


The fifth in the series. In this adventure, when they arrive at the Kingdom of Blong, they discover that Blong the Cat is the island’s missing king. Blong is greeted with a great deal of fanfare, but it looks like fame might be the ruin of him. Will Blong’s relationship with Emma continue? And why do the bilbies, led by Baxter the Bilby, decide it is a good idea to live on a dangerous island ruled by cats? Will they end up on the dinner menu, or will they survive?

Suitable for children 7 - 12 years


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Blong the Cat's Costume Caper


Blong goes shopping to buy a special outfit to wear to a wedding, but not everyone likes his choices. A story of costumes, numbers and dancing, all wrapped up in a bow of kindness.

Karen and her husband adopted their real-life cat, Blong, from Vanuatu and took him to live with them in Auckland. Just like the fictional cat, Blong loves cuddles and music.

Suitable for children 2 - 7 years