Quark’s Academy by Catherine Pelosi

Quark’s Academy is a junior fiction adventure complete with humorous dialogue, mad plotting and peculiar characters for readers aged eight to twelve.

Junior science geniuses Augustine, Celeste and Oscar can’t believe their luck when they’re accepted into an elite and mysterious science academy summer camp run by the elusive Inventor Quark. Sign at the Camp Gate reads Science in progress – No pets or parents allowed! Others Enter at Your Own Risk!

From the moment they step inside the gates of Quark’s Academy at the end of Molecule Drive, they know they’re in for a week they’ll never forget. But things at the academy are not quite what they seem, and the three quickly realise that they’ll need to put their squabbles aside and their heads together if they’re ever to get out of there alive…

Reading age: 8 to 12 years
RRP: Paperback NZ$19.99
Publisher: Hachette New Zealand