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Sherlock Sam and the Quantum Pair in Queenstown (book 11)

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SKU: 9789811700644

1st Prize winner, Popular Readers' Choice Awards 2017 – English (Children)  Category 
Shortlisted for the Singapore Book Awards 2017 (Best Middle Grade/Young Adult Title)

A.J. Low
Illustrated by drewscape

🎁Recommended for ages 9 and above

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Synopsis
The Supper Club encounter strange and impossible phenomena near Dad’s workplace, and Sherlock Sam suspects that the weirdness is caused by alternate realities bleeding into his own. Together with Watson and the rest of the Supper Club, Sherlock Sam works to stop universes from colliding, lest they face a crisis of infinite number of Watsons spouting sarcasm everywhere they turn!

Praise for the series
“The humour and camaraderie of the children, the robots and the lovable parents are reassuring, and makes you wish you could be part of the group in their next adventure.”
—Naomi Kojima, Japanese author and illustrator of The Alphabet Picture Book and Singing Shijimi Clams

“What’s not to love about a savvy kid with pluck, prepared to step outside humdrum routines to solve mysteries? Young readers everywhere dream of pushing limits in pursuit of adventure, and Sam is all the more appealing for his habit of running rings around grown-up buffoons. In Sherlock Sam, A.J. Low has conceived a series sure to have long-term appeal.”
—Ken Spillman, author of the Jake series

“... Sherlock Sam continues to captivate its readers. Definitely a middle-grade series that I would unreservedly recommend to teachers, parents, and fellow bibliogeeks. Science!”
—Assistant Professor Myra Garces-Bacsal, PhD, National Institute of Education, Singapore

About the Authors
A.J. Low is a husband-and-wife writing team. Adan Jimenez was born in the San Joaquin Valley in California to Mexican immigrant parents. He became an immigrant himself when he moved to Singapore after living in New York for almost a decade. He has worked for comic book stores, book stores, gaming stores and even a hoagie sandwich shop once. He loves comics, LEGOs, books, games (analog and video), Doctor Who and sandwiches.

Born and raised in Singapore, Felicia Low-Jimenez has been a geek for most of her life and has written a lot of fanfiction. She was a bookseller and now works in publishing. She spends most of her free time reading, napping and eating chocolate. If she leaves the house, it’s usually to go to a bookstore.

The Sherlock Sam series has won the International Schools Libraries Network’s Red Dot Awards for 2013–2014, and the Popular Readers’ Choice Awards three times. The books have also been published in North America, Indonesia, Turkey and South Korea. An animated series is now in production.

About the Illustrator
Andrew Tan (also known as drewscape) is a full-time freelance illustrator and an Eisner-nominated comic artist. He illustrates for print ads, magazines and also enjoys storyboarding and illustrating for picture book projects. During his free time, he's always creating his own comics for the fun of it. In his home studio you'll find an overflow of art tools of all kinds as he loves experimenting with them. He has already too many fountain pens and tells himself that he will stop buying more. Andrew published his first graphic novel, Monsters, Miracles & Mayonnaise, in 2012.

ISBN: 9789811700644
Format: Paperback
Size: 140mm x 215mm
Pages: 160pp
Published: October 2016

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