Sherlock Sam and the Obento Bonanza in Tokyo (Book 9)
When weird things happen while camping on Pulau Ubin, Sherlock Sam is convinced that aliens are to blame! Eager to investigate, Sherlock Sam and his not-so-eager sidekick robot Watson journey into the wilderness and discover a mystery that’s out of this world. Will these close encounters get the better of Singapore’s Greatest Kid Detective, or will he prove to be of a higher life form?
Shortlisted for Popular Readers' Choice Award 2014, English (Children) Category
“Watch out, Encyclopedia Brown! With the wit of Sherlock Holmes and grit of Sam Malone, Sherlock Sam is the new kid detective on the scene.”
—Daniel Nayeri, author of Straw House, Wood House, Brick House, Blow
“I am looking forward to seeing more of Sherlock. Keep these books coming!”
—Daphne Lee, children’s book columnist at The Star
“Hooray for Sherlock Sam! Simply awesome! This book is super fun, with adorable art and charming characters.”
—Evonne Tsang, author of Twisted Journeys #12: Kung Fu Masters
“An intriguing tale which will keep young readers eager to find out what happens next.”
—Clara Chow, My Paper
About the Authors:
Behind the pseudonym A.J. Low are husband and wife team Adan Jimenez and Felicia Low-Jimenez. Adan previously co-wrote a children’s book, Twisted Journeys #22: Hero City. He loves comics, LEGO®, books, movies, games (analog and video) and Doctor Who. Felicia spent most of her childhood with her head in the clouds and her nose buried in a book. The Sherlock Sam series is Felicia’s debut writing effort, after accumulating years of experience buying, selling and marketing books.
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.
Size: 215 x 140mm
Published: October 2013