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The Ickles® are proud to dish up 20 mind-tingling short stories to delight readers whose appetite includes fantasy, adventure, and sci-fi themes– you certainly won’t go hungry.

Each page-turning storyline transports you to a whimsical world of pure imagination. They also promote positive values of encouragement, hope and empowerment.

You’ll meet:

  • Heroickle, a 12-year-old video gamer who saves his school and the world from an alien invasion
  • Technickle, who invents an AI robot that goes rogue, threatening to exterminate all non-AI lifeforms
  • Tentickle, an octopus who captures a band of smugglers
  • Spherickle, who outruns an avalanche and survives
  • Zoologickle and her wonderful world of animals
  • Aquanautickle and an encounter with a shark
  • Biologickle and the hidden world of bugs.

And many more incredible stories and characters.

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The Ickles are members of a far-flung family of independent individuals, all with their own incredible stories to tell. They live in a parallel universe with nice straight edges. Their world is pretty much like our own. Messed up, but much more magical and exciting.

They experience some extraordinary adventures, get themselves into all sorts of trouble, but always come out OK. Imagine if your name told us everything about you. That’s how we recognize The Ickles in their own Ickle world.

Tropickle swaps his tropical island home in the South Seas for a getaway in the Arctic Circle, where he sets out in search of the North Pole. You’ll meet Athletickle and her Riverside Rescue Mission; Botanickle and his Talking Houseplant; Comickle, the Saddest Clown on Earth; Astronautickle and his latest Weightless Experiment in Space; and many more incredible characters with each Ickle living up to their name.

This collection of 20 quirky stories will delight readers whose appetite includes fantasy, nonsense and sci-fi themes. The Ickles Second Helping is Book Two in a series of four.

There are more Ickles books in the Ickle pipeline, coming soon.

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