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Written by James Foley


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, there's no room for the lily-livered. Sally and co will need all their pluck to return the world to its rightful pecking order. This is the fourth book in the S.Tinker Inc. series of graphic novels.


'For middle-grade readers who like a lot of humorous action, this is their book.' Buzz Words

'This book would be great for people who like humour, dinosaurs and comics. If you have read any other James Foley books and you liked them, you would like this one.' Alexia, age 9, Alphabet Soup

'Chickensaurus is a romp of word play and visual imagery, the latest gift to young readers (and adults looking over their shoulders) from James Foley.' Writing WA

'James Foley has filled the pages of this book with humour, action, surprises and comical chicken puns all [of] which actively keep the reader engrossed in the story.' Australian Library and Information Association

'Full of humour and witty puns on anything poultry, eggy or chickeny, kids will love the strength shown by Sally in leading her group to some sort of feathery end.' Magpies

'Foley's imagination is on trademark overload with twists and turns on every page to engage even the most relucant reader.' Cockburn Gazette 



ALIA Graphic Novel Notable List (2020)
Comics Arts Awards of Australia (Shortlist 2021)
ISBN 9781925815788 (Paperback)
Formats B Format (198 x 128mm) (Paperback)
Categories New Releases
Fiction for Middle Readers
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 1st
Publication Year 2020
Pages 200
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    James Foley

    James Foley writes and illustrates picture books, middle-grade novels and comics for kids. He’s the author/illustrator of the S.Tinker Inc. graphic novel series for middle primary: Brobot, Dungzilla and Gastronauts star Sally Tinker, the world’s foremost inventor under the age of 12, and Joe Tinker, her stinky baby brother.James also illustrated Total Quack Up!, an anthology of funny short stories written by authors such as Paul Jennings and Jacqueline Harvey, with proceeds going to charity. James’s earlier books My Dead Bunny, In the Lion, The Last Viking and The Last Viking Returns have all scored several honours, including children’s choice awards, shortlistings in the Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards, and selection to the International Youth Library’s White Ravens list. James is an ambassador for Books in Homes and Room To Read Australia. He is a massive Marvel movie nerd. He comes from a long line of queuing enthusiasts. Read more