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Publisher's Summary

"Like crack for my eyeballs!" (Amazon reviewer)

While trying to stop a cyber-attacker stealing all Space Team's hard-earned money, the cyborg, Mech, unlocks a secret partition in his hard drive, revealing a mysterious set of coordinates. 

The co-ordinates lead the team to Funworld, a planet-sized theme park with a worrying number of artificially intelligent clownbots, and a shocking disregard for Health & Safety. 

With no weapons, and a shapeshifter who can no longer shift-shape, Space Team's quest to unlock Funworld's mysteries leads them deep into the planet's core - and to the horrors that inhabit it - where they uncover the shocking secret Mech had no idea he was keeping. 

Featuring space clowns, the second-last human alive, and at least one fleeting reference to Scooby Doo, Space Team: Planet of the Japes is the seventh hilarious book in the internationally best-selling Space Team series.

©2017 Barry J. Hutchison (P)2018 Barry J. Hutchison

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non-stop hilarity

A series that will forever be on loop. loveable characters, diabolical villains, plots thicker than buttered toast and marmalade. highly recommend.

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  • Thomas Allen
  • 02-06-2018

Good ol' Space Team

I was so incredibly impressed by the last Space Team book that I was afraid that Planet of the Japes would be a let down. But I really liked it! I found it fun to get back to the Space Team formula. The book has a couple of curve balls that surprised me and I found the whole thing fun throughout. In every review of Space Team, I praise the great work done by Phil Thron. He maintains that high level of performance here.

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  • A L BLAIR
  • 17-05-2018

This isn't a good book

It's a good SPACE book. Anyway, Phil Thron delivers another amazing performance where he really brings the Space Team members to life, enhancing an already fun story. I can't wait for the next one!

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  • swyrlgirl
  • 19-02-2020

So funny

Love this series and highly recommend to anyone who loves situation comedy with a perfectly performed cast in a SPACE opera setting! What can't go wrong, rite?

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  • Mark C. Frye
  • 01-05-2019

Love These Stories

Simple good ole fashion comic story telling. The stories are fun - you can't beat a Cal Carver Adevwnure.

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  • Bill
  • 23-01-2019

Really Good

It's just plain fun. Go with it and have a good time. It's a really nice diversion for those of us who like Military Sci-Fi.

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  • Aquatic Toaster
  • 21-08-2018

incredible!

Spaceteam has been nothing but enjoyable just like every book in this series so far! the constant antics of the crew make me almost feel like they are a real team in space! Can't wait to listen to all the others in the series countless times.

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  • Tiffany
  • 22-06-2018

Keep them coming!

Another great book in the series! Good to here this isn't the last. keep them coming!

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  • CanDice HINKSON
  • 22-06-2018

I Cannot wait for the next book

I just love the Motley crew's adventures they always fallen into something and bumble their way out keeps you on the edge of your seat.

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  • matt
  • 23-05-2018

space team... a win for everyone

If you haven't had the pleasure of starting this series from book 1.. well then... You sir or Madame are missing out.. do it.. just listen.. worth every credit... #realtalk

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  • DobieChuck
  • 12-05-2018

Fonkin’ Clowns

The excellence of juvenile and sarcastic wit continues... Laughed out loud and often... Whimsy of GotG, the silliness of Airplane, slapstick of Red Dwarf... Love the way the narrator brings you into the fun...

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  • BroardSword
  • 27-06-2019

a good caper

had a great time listening to this, Even though this is sci fi very easy to follow.

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  • Neil
  • 24-04-2019

Back on track

Excellent excellent. Last book lost its way, but this one is a Scrooby Doo of a book

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  • TheCritic
  • 16-12-2018

Space Team back on Track

Great to see space team back on solid ground ...or space ground :) good it's back on track as the book before this one was not good.

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  • mike
  • 05-07-2018

Fun

Another excellent adventure for The Space Team. Funny, good story, great characters and well read.

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  • James
  • 15-06-2018

SPACE fun and shennanigan abound.

Lots a laughs. So devious plot twist and a joy to listen to. Another great addition to the series.

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  • Bev carmody
  • 26-05-2018

Love it

Brilliant writing and narration. Splurted out so much coffee while listening. Fonking love the books. Can’t wait for the next one to be released on Audible.

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  • wolfie15
  • 20-05-2018

great

I can't wait for more just a fun thrilled ride of action comedy sifi enjoyment

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  • Carl
  • 04-05-2018

Couldn't stop listening.

A great listen start to finish. Been waiting for the audiobook for a while and was not disappointed. The series continues to be Amazing.

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