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The space ghosts

The space ghosts

Cole, Stephen, 1971-; Fox, Woody

Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur - he's an astrosaur! On the incredible spaceship DSS Sauropod, along with his faithful crew, Gipsy, Arx and Iggy, Teggs rights wrongs, fights evil and eats a lot of grass!

Paperback, Book. English. General. Fiction 7+. Children's stories.
Published London: Red Fox, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Steve Cole ; illustrated by Woody Fox
ISBN: 1849411549, 9781849411547
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 2006.
Physical Description: 119 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. + 1 sheet of 4 collector cards.
Series: Astrosaurs
Subject: Captain Teggs (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.; Astronauts Juvenile fiction.; Dinosaurs Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: Astrosaurs.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.1
Interest Level: MY
Points: 2
Quiz Number: 216684

Author note

Born in 1971,Steve Colespent a happy childhood in rural Bedfordshire being loud and aspiring to amuse. He liked books, and so went to the University of East Anglia to read more of them. Later on he started writing them too, with titles ranging from pre-school poetry to Young Adult thrillers (with more TV and film tie-ins than he cares to admit to along the way). In other careers he has been the editor ofNoddymagazine, and an editor of fiction and nonfiction book titles for various publishers. He is the author of the hugely successfulAstrosaurs,Cows in Action,

Astrosaurs AcademyandSlime Squadseries.


"A really collectable series"||"Steve Cole has captured the attention of dinosaur-loving children with this super series of books . . . Exciting and funny, this series is bound to be a hit with budding young readers"
South Wales Argus||"The kind of inspired, hysterically silly fantasy that boys adore"
The Times||"Who can resist the mix of dinosaurs and space?"
The Sunday Times||"With black and white illustrations to break up the text, this funny, fast moving story should attract young readers, especially boys, and keep them turning the pages. Then, if they're really hooked, they've got the rest of the series to read too"

Back cover copy


Meet Captain Teggs Stegosaur and the crew of the amazing spaceship DSSSauropodas theASTROSAURSfight evil across the galaxy!

The astrosaurs are sent to the planet Creepus, where diplodocus miners are being haunted by mysterious space ghosts! What do the spooky spirits want? And what will happen to Teggs when he falls into their clutches?