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Celebrating science, Kate the Chemist teaches Stephen Colbert how to breathe fire – and a little something about fireworks.

I hope you enjoy

Please note these death defying acts are being done with the help of an experienced (mad) scientist – in order to demonstrate just how fun Chemistry can be – with the appropriate laboratory equipment.

A.J. Ponder, author of fun science fiction including Miss Lionheart, The Frankie Files, Attack of the Giant Bugs and more. 

 

 

 

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The Joy of Invention

Posted: June 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

When you do things just because you love them, something wonderful can happen!
Have fun inventing, people! Just like Frankie and Lilly and Squidge  – but maybe with a little more care for health and safety! 🙂

I hope you enjoy this fun video for inspiration

A.J. Ponder

 

The Frankie Files is for younger inventors-check out the look inside:  http://bit.ly/FrankieFiles

Miss Lionheart is for more sophisticated readers who love madcap science fiction, and cute but very dangerous animals :  http://bit.ly/1BLF2VQ

 

 

Attack of the Giant Bugs

Posted: April 3, 2018 in Uncategorized

Bugscover3.jpgChoose adventure, choose fun… Miss Lionheart would adore this book. It’s got everything she likes, science, adventure and fun.

YOU are Greenville’s only hope. You choose which path you take. You can fail your mission or succeed your wildest expectations. But beware, within these pages lies great danger – giant bugs, ants, ladybirds, praying mantises and more. You might come to a grizzly end, or be transformed but whatever happens a real hero keeps fighting, even after they fail.
Are you ready?
Warning: this story contains a mix of real and fictional science. One of the authors has a Bsc Hons and is married to an entomologist who specialises in spiders.

A great story at a tiny price – with over 24 endings and a glossary of insects at the back – scroll down or buy now to support a young inquisitive mind, and two amazing authors, including Sir Julius Vogel award winning A.J. Ponder, and young up and coming author and Wellington cosplayer, Eli Ponder.

And don’t be frightened to comment below or leave a review – to tell us what you think. We’d love to hear from you! 🙂

The team at Phantom Feather Press

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Amelia Sirvid, A.J. Ponder, Eileen Mueller & Eli Ponder

 

It’s all fire and ice with this bit of unnecessary science. I hope you enjoy! 🙂

Miss Lionheart approves 🙂

 

 

Miss Lionheart has been bundled into a super secret underground bunker.
Can she create these magnificently deadly creatures and escape certain death?

I hope you enjoy reading this book as much as Lilly and I enjoyed writing it – A.J. Ponder

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6pm 17 August, Rona Gallery 151 Muritai Rd, Eastbourne
RSVP A.J. (Wellington) 562 8062 or on Facebook

Come and have a blast at Rona Gallery as Lilly and Frankie launch The Frankie Files and Miss Lionheart (better late than never). It’s going to be a celebration, with Lilly and Frankie helping out with fun, and handing out FrankieFilesFrontCoverprizes for the best Mad Scientist &/or Monster costumes! Don’t worry, costumes are completely optional – most scientists look just like ordinary people!

A.J. Ponder’s books sold at Rona Gallery during 3-20 August are part of the “Ponder This” exhibition supporting Te Omanga Hospice. 

For previews of Miss Lionheart and the Laboratory of Death  and The Frankie Files click on the respective titles.

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see you soon,

A.J. and Eli Ponder

P.S. The Frankie Files ebook and softcover are available online.

 

My Dragon Pal and Me

Posted: May 16, 2016 in Dragons, Uncategorized
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Because everyone should have their own dragon pal in the end…

“I must warn you, I have a dragon!” (From the television show Galavant that was recently cancelled…RIP Galavant)

TOP SECRET: Lasers, gravitational waves and world domination…

Brian Greene helps Stephen Colbert with his not-so-secret plans for world domination. All I can say is keep an eye on this situation as Einstein’s theories prove as dangerous as ever. n

And, whatever you do,  remember to keep this vital  information out of the hands of our mutual enemies as world domination is totally different to world destruction.

L.L.
(Miss Lionheart)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This video has important information for anyone planning to take over the world using science – chemicals that are too dangerous to play with – so why not stick to genetic engineering instead?

 

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Once Bitten, Twice Poisoned and Thrice SMiss Lionheart Omnibushy have all come together in one book – and now until the 27th of January it’s the teeny, tiny price of only 99c – so don’t delay, kidnap yourself into mad scientist territory, today.

Don’t wait until the paperback comes out in April – or it’ll be far too late…

Available in Amazon UK and Amazon US

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