Cairo Jim

Cairo Jim is a popular series of children's books by author Geoffrey McSkimming. They have been described as "epic" [ [http://www.abc.net.au/splatt/review/s733909.htm Review from ABC.net] ] and "imaginatively written", [ [http://www.midwestbookreview.com/cbw/oct_05.htm Review from Children's Bookwatch] ] and compared to the Boy's Own Paper and the works of Agatha Christie. [ [http://www.boomerangbooks.com/content/book-reviews/childrens-book-reviews/cairo-jim-and-the-astraga.shtml Review from "Australian Bookseller & Publisher" magazine, as archived on BoomerangBooks.com] ]

There are currently 18 books in the series:

#"Cairo Jim on the Trail to ChaCha Muchos"
#"Cairo Jim in Search of Martenarten"
#"Jocelyn Osgood- After the Puce Empress"
#"Cairo Jim and the Sunken Sarcophagus of Sekheret"
#"Jocelyn Osgood and the Xylophones above Zarundi"
#"Cairo Jim and the Alabastron of Forgotten Gods"
#"Cairo Jim and the Quest for the Quetzal Queen"
#"Jocelyn Osgood in Ascent into Asgard"
#"Cairo Jim and the Secret Sepulchre of the Sphinx"
#"Cairo Jim Amidst the Petticoats of Artemis"
#"Cairo Jim and the Lagoon of Tidal Magnificence"
#"Cairo Jim and the Tyrannical Bauble of Tiberius"
#"Cairo Jim and the Chaos from Crete"
#"Cairo Jim and the Rorting of Rameses' Regalia"
#"Cairo Jim and Jocelyn Osgood in Bedlam from Bollywood"
#"Cairo Jim and the Sumptuous Stash of Silenus"
#"Cairo Jim at the Crossroads of Orpheus"
#"Cairo Jim and the Astragals of Angkor"

Additionally published is "Cairo Jim's Bumper Book of Flabbergasting Fragments", a book of poems, short stories and puzzles for fans of the series.

The Cairo Jim and Jocelyn Osgood books are published in many different languages in the United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Korea, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Poland, Russia, Hungary, and New Zealand.

Characters

"Jocelyn Osgood" is a flight attendant with Valkyrian Airways and "good friend" of Cairo Jim.

References

External links

* [http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/GeoffreyMcSkimming/ Official Cairo Jim/Geoffrey McSkimming website]


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