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The sabre-tooth secret

The sabre-tooth secret

Cole, Stephen, 1971-; Fox, Woody

This is the 18th title in author Steve Cole's funny, exciting 'Astrosaurs' series starring the most intrepid dinosaurs you'll ever meet in space. The series includes collectable character cards for readers to tear out and keep, and has black and white illustrations on every page

Book. English. General. Fiction 7+. Children's stories.
Published London: Red Fox, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Steve Cole ; illustrated by Woody Fox
ISBN: 186230551X, 9781862305519
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 123 p. : ill. ; 20 cm. + 4 collector's cards.
Series: Astrosaurs
Subject: Captain Teggs (Fictitious character) Juvenile fiction.; Dinosaurs Juvenile fiction.; Astronauts Juvenile fiction.
Series Title: Astrosaurs.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.8
Interest Level: MY
Points: 2
Quiz Number: 222546

Author note

Born in 1971, Steve Cole spent 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.


"The kind of inspired, hysterically silly fantasy that boys adore"
The Times||"A really collectable series"||"Who can resist the mix of dinosaurs and space?"
Sunday Times||"Who can resist the mix of dinosaurs and space?"
The Sunday Times||"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

Back cover copy


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

The reappearance of a dino spaceship lost for 300 years spells danger for Teggs. How has a pack of savage sabre-tooths got on board? What menace is chasing them through space? Only the astrosaurs can unravel the mystery - they hope!