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Captain Courageous is young Max's favourite TV character, for whom - according to the theme song - nothing is too rough or too tough. Max enjoys nothing more than to get home after school and enjoy the show. 

However, much to Max's annoyance, more often than not he is waylaid by his elderly neighbour, Mrs Salamanda with her growly dog Graham, wanting help with some household tasks. 

This is a charming story, beautifully illustrated, that is suitable for children aged 5-9 years, about responsibility, friendship, looking after our neighbours, and finding true courage. 

All author, illustrator, designer and publisher proceeds from the sale of Captain Courageous will be given to the Northern Beaches Community Cancer Charity (NBCCC) which supports the Oncology and Infusion Centre at Northern Beaches Hospital, Sydney, in memory of the late Tracey Trinder. 

More Information

  • Format:  Softcover
  • Published: January 2023
  • ISBN: 978-1-925914-70-2
  • Weight: 0.1kg
  • Size: A4 landscape
  • Pages: 36 pages full colour illustrations
  • Imprint: Popcorn Press

About the Author

Mark Kilmurry is an actor, writer and director, originally from Coventry in the UK, now based in Sydney. He first came to Australia in 1991 with his award-winning theatre company The Snarling Beasties, and moved permanently in 1996.

He is currently the Artistic Director of the Ensemble Theatre in Kirribilli after first working there as an actor in 2002, then becoming associate director, co-artistic director and from 2015 sole artistic director.

Mark has written, directed and performed in countless theatre productions around the world, from London to New York to Palmerston North, and has also worked in film and television, including writing and directing his feature film Being Gavin (2019) that has screened at many international film festivals.

Earlier in his life Mark also trained as an artist, and was honoured to be asked by his friend Tracey to illustrate Captain Courageous. 

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