Author(s): Ruth Starke
An anthropologist searching for the legendary Treasure House of the Queen of Sheba is missing and Captain Congo is sent by the Agency to Abyssinia to find him. Danger and intrigue lie ahead - just what Captain Congo loves. Also lying in wait, to the dismay of his pintsized assistant Pug, are mosquitoes, scorpions and the biggest crocodiles in Africa. Will our two heroes be able to pick up the missing professor's puzzling trail? Read this action packed adventure and see. In the style of Tin Tin this first adventure in the start of a new series by award-winning writer Ruth Starke and talented illustrator and animator, Greg Holfeld, will engage and excite young readers- especially boys!
Shortlisted for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Picture Book of the Year 2009.