For the second consecutive year, Cameron Stelzer has won the Indie Reader Discovery Award for Kid’s Fiction with his acclaimed Pie Rats series. Announced at the Book Expo of America in New York City, The Island of Destiny: Pie Rats Book 3 took out this year’s award and follows on from last year’s winning entry The Forgotten Map: Pie Rats Book 1. In a separate award announcement, The Island of Destiny was also named as a finalist in the Children's Fiction category of the 2015 International Book Awards.
The internationally award-winning Pie Rats series follows the adventures of Whisker, the reluctant recruit on the good ship Apple Pie. Together with his friends Hook Hand Horace and Ruby Rat, Whisker embarks on the quest of a lifetime to locate a mysterious map that leads to an even more mysterious island. There's action, adventure, plenty of humour and of course pies, pies, pies!
The highly anticipated fourth book in the Pie Rats series, The Trophy of Champions is now available.The fifth book in the series, Child of the Cloud is scheduled to be released in early 2016.