The Looming Lamplight: The...
By Ursula Dubosarsky, Illustrated by Terry Denton
Coco Carlomagno, the well-respected (if somewhat easily startled) Chief of Police, has run into an unusually difficult problem. From his office high in the Obelisco, Buenos Aires' View more
The Looming Lamplight: The Cryptic Casebook of Coco Carlomagno (and Alberta) Bk 2
27 May 2013
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Ursula Dubosarsky is regarded as one of the most talented writers in Australia today. Her work ranges from multi-award-winning novels for older readers like Abyssinia, Theodora's Gift, The Red Shoe and the 2012 CBCA shortlisted The Golden Day to her highly acclaimed and hilarious picture books with Andrew Joyner such as The Terrible Plop. Ursula has also collaborated with Tohby Riddle in their award-winning series that takes an entertaining journey through English language, The Word Spy and Return of the Word Spy. Terry Denton has written and illustrated many popular books, including Gasp! (now an animated TV series), the Storymaze series and his books for younger children about Wombat and Fox. He is also a long-time collaborator with bestselling author Andy Griffiths and their books, including The Cat on the Mat Is Flat, The Bad Book the Just! series and 13- and 26-Storey Treehouse have won every children's choice award in the country.