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Karen McMillan

Karen McMillan

Auckland author Karen McMillan is the author of 17 books, published in nine countries, a mixture of fiction, non-fiction and children’s books. Her non-fiction titles

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Blong the cat

Blong the Cat’s Costume Caper – An Elastic Island Adventure

From the bestselling Elastic Island Adventures series, comes a delightful stand-alone book featuring one of its favourite characters, Blong the Cat.

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.​

Blong the Cat is based on the real-life cat, who Karen and her husband rescued from Vanuatu as a starving kitten and brought to live with them in Auckland. Just like the fictional cat, Blong loves cuddles and music.

Suitable for children 3+.

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Alphabet Resort – Elastic Island Adventures #4

Elastic Island Adventures: Alphabet Resort is the fourth in the Elastic Island Adventures children’s book series for children aged 8 – 12. Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an ‘elastic’ island that sends them pinging across the ocean to a variety of destinations.

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 8-12 years

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Rainbow Cove – Elastic Island Adventures #3

Elastic Island Adventures: Rainbow Cove is the third in a fantasy action-adventure set in the South Pacific.

Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an ‘elastic’ island that sends them pinging across the ocean to a variety of destinations. When they 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 8-12 years

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Port Mugaloo – Elastic Island Adventures #2

Elastic Island Adventures: Port Mugaloo is the second in an exciting series of books for children, a fantasy action-adventure set in the South Pacific!

Four children, Kiri, Jed, and twins Emma and Ethan, discover an ‘elastic’ island that can send them pinging across the ocean to a variety of tropical island destinations. 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 8-12 years

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Jewel Lagoon

Jewel Lagoon – Elastic Island Adventures #1

Elastic Island Adventures: Jewel Lagoon is 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 8 – 12 years

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