Author(s): Phil Kettle
Spike is a plucky, cocky, energetic and funny kid with an unbeatable imagination. He fights aliens, conquers mountains, and beats the best at tennis . . . all with some help from his friends, Wally and Melissa. These wonderful books come to life in the hands of young readers, encouraging them to read further and engage their own imaginations. The simple but strong storylines lead them through from start to finish, and the marvellous illustrations add further humour and fun. Phil Kettle is a much loved author whose books are devoured by young readers, leaving them always wanting more. David McCubbin is an artist and designer from one of Australia's most revered artist families.