Click here to pre-order from Booktopia - Australia and New Zealand orders onlyWritten and illustrated by James Foley.
Published by Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925815788 (paperback)

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Sally Tinker, the world’s foremost inventor under the age of 12, is back with a new adventure in invention. When Sally’s nemesis hatches a fowl and poultry plot – turning chickens into dinosaurs – there’s no room for the lily-livered. The chickensaurs are let loose, and Sally and co will need all their pluck to return the world to its rightful pecking order.

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Brobot book cover 2nd edition

Book trailer


” [The S.Tinker Inc.] books are absolutely hilarious! Some of the funniest books I’ve read.
Confident readers will love them but they are great to hook those kids who ‘don’t like reading’ …
an invaluable addition to your graphic novel collection.” – Zac McCallum, My Best Friends Are Books

For Gastronauts:
‘Fun, funny and filled with farts, Gastronauts is a wild ride not to be missed.’
Kids’ Book Review

‘hilariously funny … it will  be devoured by emerging readers. Perfect for school and public libraries.’
-Magpies Magazine

For Dungzilla:
4.5 out of 5 stars. Told in a highly graphic style through illustrated panels, this is a genuinely funny story that’s also packed full of knowledge. Beginner readers aged six to eight will not only laugh themselves stupid at the plethora of poo jokes, they’ll also learn a lot about insects and biology.’
– Junior Books+Publishing

‘I liked the book because it was very action packed and so funny … it was different and like nothing I’ve ever read before … I really enjoyed reading this book and I think other children would enjoy this book too.’
– Aaliyah, age 9, YARR-A


Behind-the-scenes blog posts
– Chickensaurus-related posts are tagged ‘Chickensaurus‘.
– Posts for all books in the series are tagged ‘S.Tinker Inc‘.

Media resources
– Media release and press-quality images on the Chickensaurus page at the Fremantle Press website.

Teacher Resources
Download the teaching notes (pdf).