Helen and the Go-Go Ninjas

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title Helen and the Go-Go Ninjas
Authors and Contributors      By (author)   Ant Sang
Illustrated by   Michael Bennett
By (author)   Michael Bennett
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 230,Width 165
CategoriesScience fiction
ISBN 9780143771241
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher Penguin Group (NZ)
Imprint Penguin Books (NZ)
Publication Date 2 July 2018
NZ Release Date 2 July 2018
Publication Country New Zealand


Kidnapped by time-travelling ninjas, Helen is thrust into the year 2355 - a ruined future with roving gangs and 'Peace Balls', giant humming devices that enslave and control people's minds. The Go-Go Ninjas have one goal - to destroy the Peace Balls. They believe that Helen knows how. Can Helen use her knowledge of the past to help them save the future? An electrifying graphic novel by award-winning authors.

Author Biography

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR- Ant Sang is one of New Zealand's most acclaimed cartoonists and graphic novelists, whose books have been published in NZ, North America, the UK and France. His bestselling graphic novel Shaolin Burning won an Honour Award at the 2012 NZ Post Children's Book Awards and his cult series the Dharma Punks was published in graphic novel format in 2014. He is perhaps best known as one of the creators of the television series bro'Town, which ran for five seasons. Ant lives in Auckland. ABOUT THE AUTHOR- Michael Bennett (Ngati Pikiao, Ngati Whakaue) is an award-winning New Zealand screenwriter and author. In 2013 he was awarded Best Documentary Screenplay for his documentary on the Teina Pora case, The Confessions of Prisoner T. He went on to publish In Dark Places in 2016, which won Best Non-Fiction Book at the Ngaio Marsh Awards and Best Biography/History at the Nga Kupu Ora Awards 2017. Michael lives in Auckland, New Zealand, and is Head of Screenwriting at South Seas Film School.