Leo da Vinci and his team at Fixit International Inc. are on the alert for supervillain activity. The latest threat? The Furniture Overlord wants to conquer the world ...by turning every chair, every desk, every sofa into a killer weapon that he controls. Panic stations, everyone! The to-do list? Head to Basement Level 5 for Leo's latest high-speed invention, the Thunder Raid Lightning Thing. Engage the Fastest Drive. Blast off. Start brainstorming better names for Leo's inventions. Then tell that Furniture Overlord he's not the boss of you.
Michael Pryor (Author) Michael Pryor has published more than twenty-five fantasy books and over forty short stories, from literary fiction to science fiction to slapstick humour. Michael has been shortlisted six times for the Aurealis Awards, has been nominated for a Ditmar award, and six of his books have been CBCA Notable Books, including three books in the Laws of Magic series. Michael's most recent books include The Chronicles of Krangor series for younger readers, The Laws of Magic series and The Extraordinaires series for older readers, as well as 10 Futures, a collection of interlinked stories imagining what our next 100 years might be like, and middle grade technothriller Machine Wars. Jules Faber (Illustrator) Jules Faber is a multi-award-winning cartoonist and illustrator. He has published numerous comic strips, worked for various newspapers, taught cartooning around Australia, been in multiple art exhibitions and has worked as a Disney animator. Jules has served three terms as President of the Australian Cartoonists Association, the world's oldest cartoonist's organisation. And on top of all that, he loves illustrating children's
"Budding inventors will get a kick out of this series." --Booklist Online