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Zeustian Logic

By Sabrina Malcolm

A big-hearted novel about the aftermath of tragedy, with a fresh and funny take on ubiquitous boyhood obsessions of Greek myth, astronomy and computer gaming

When Zeus, king of the gods, made enemies, he just hurled a thunderbolt at them. That’s one way to deal with your problems. Tuttle, a.k.a. Zeustian Logic, has problems of his own. His father was a famous mountain guide who didn’t come back, lost in the Everest Death Zone. His little brother has gone quiet. Boy next door is out to get him. At least Tuttle has the stars. Through the telescope things fall into shape: eagle, serpent’s tail, scorpion, hunter, all those brilliant dots on the black. Everything’s out there, indifferent and immense. Zeustian Logic is a funny, warm and moving novel for early teens.

  • Strong on boys’ friendship and brothers
  • Emotionally true and moving while being funny, smart and full of carefully observed detail
  • Gorgeous boy characters—funny, honest, baffled, clever, heartfelt

About the author

Sabrina Malcolm is a writer, illustrator and graphic designer with a background in botany and geology. Her first picture book, Blue Moon Bird, was published in 2013. She illustrated two books shortlisted for the NZ Post Children’s Book Awards: Koro’s Medicine by Melanie Drewery and The Flytrap Snaps by Johanna Knox. The former was listed as a White Raven book, and the latter shortlisted for the LIANZA Esther Glen Award; both were chosen as Storylines Notable Books. Her illustrations have also appeared in scientific publications and the School Journal. Sabrina has a Masters of Design in Illustration from Massey University, has taught at Massey in illustration and design, and has received a DINZ Gold Pin award for design excellence.

ISBN: 9781776571383
Imprint: Gecko Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: May 1, 2017
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 240pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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