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The author has just been named as winner of the Blue Peter Book Award for 2012. Meerkats are everywhere in films and commercials at the moment so it seems quite normal for a terrific little series to be created for 5+ year olds that features meerkats in disguise as Ninjas! They're goodies who are sworn to protect the world against the awful Ringmaster. However, the latest evil plans of the Ringmaster could just be a fight too many for the four mighty meerkats.
Legend tells of The Clan of the Scorpion, four mighty meerkats who are armed to the teeth with ninja-know-how. They are sworn to protect the world from their longtime nemesis, the Ringmaster...Bruce's favourite Hollywood action star, Vin De Pain, is starring alongside the famous canine actor Soo Me in a sequel to the popular movie 'Kung Fu Chihuahua'. But there's a new member of the cast - none other than Doris the Dancing Dog, the Ringmaster's faithful hound. Just what is the Ringmaster up to? The Clan jet off to Hollywood ...but they'll need to move faster than the Ringmaster can snap a clapperboard if they're to thwart his evil plans this time...
|Publication date:||1st March 2012|
|Author:||Gareth P. Jones|
|Publisher:||Stripes Publishing, an imprint of Magi Publications an imprint of Magi Publications|
|Year Groups:||Key Stage 2|
Gareth first started writing when he was very young but it wasn’t until he was in his early twenties that he completed his first novel. Having had it universally rejected, he wrote a novel for children called Who Killed Charlie Twig, which received an equally unimpressed reception and remains rightly unpublished to this day. Some years passed during which Gareth met his future wife, Lisa and began a career in TV. Working on shows such as 'The Big Breakfast' and 'Richard & Judy', he became side-tracked from his book writing ambitions until one day he found himself having ...More About Gareth P. Jones