Mudpoo books
the cd
"On the road
with Captain Pete"
what's Captain Pete up to now?

Useful links

Captain Pete

Captain Pete
mudpoo fan club
school programs,
teaching resources

Mudpoo shop



the Mudpoo books

Written by Peter Klein and beautifully illustrated by Leon deMontignie, the Mudpoo books are suitable for children of all ages! 

But who is really learning the most? Based on real life adventure holidays, these books will delight both young and old.

Many parents, teachers and young readers have commented that children enjoy the stories, and the way they are interwoven with the illustrations. In the first book 'The true Adventures of Mudpoo' each of the book's chapters illustrates a small adventure that interconnects with the entire book. The book encourages children to read and can be used in conjunction with the the CD 'On the road with Captain Pete' which contains an enthusiastic and fun audio of the book (and more). 

The fun and simplicity of the stories communicate those every day things in life, with a sense of Adventure. Children often relate to Mudpoo, Harry (the dog), Gus (the Kombi van) and Captain Pete with their own holidays and adventures, encouraging them to write or tell their own stories. The aim of the books are to provide for you 'the reader' a spark of imagination and creativity giving an increased awareness of the every day adventures in the world around us!

The Mudpoo books from book two onwards highlight environmental issues in real locations in Australia (often with global connections) told in entertaining stories with both 'real' and 'fantasy' characters. They are books that make a difference! We have now completed our 3rd book 'Mudpoo and the Fugus Mystery', which is due for launch in February 2013. There are many more books to come. If you have an environmental concern in your area contact Captain Pete, you might find yourself in a Mudpoo story!

I hope you enjoy the books,

Captain Pete


The (true) Adventures of Mudpoo

Mudpoo is a happy curious five year old boy. With Harry his loyal dog, Gus the talking Kombi van and the likeable Captain Pete, they embark on a journey from Bethanga to Hervey Bay that leads them to many "true" exciting adventures. Captain Pete tries to pass on his infinite knowledge and wisdom to Mudpoo and Harry.

Check out some pages here.


Mudpoo and the Magic Tree Stump

All your favourite characters Mudpoo, Captain Pete, Harry, Liz and Gus continue on their adventures meeting exciting new characters in another (true) adventure in 'Mudpoo and the Magic Tree Stump'.  The story is based around the Iluka Nature Reserve World Heritage area where Mudpoo and the rainforest creatures are called to rescue their  whale friends from horrible pirates deep in the Antarctic Peninsula, will they be able to save them in time?  (Due for release around December 2011)


Mudpoo and the Fungus Mystery

Another exciting (true) Mudpoo adventure, as Mudpoo, Harry and their friends discover a secret and menacing mystery at Bethanga's old 'GOLD' mine. Meanwhile, Captain Pete (with help from Gus the Kombi van) is trying to invent an environmentally friendly solution to stop european rabbits from taking over their entire farm! CAN YOU HELP THEM FIND A SOLUTION? This is the story for everyone who wants to make a difference!

Books available February 2013.



Administrator Login

Please login to administer this site.
Username Password