Clockwork Sparrow - Katherine Woodfine (Paperback)

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Description

Tremble as the most Dastardly criminals in London enact their wicked plans! GASP as our bold heroines, Miss Sophie Taylor and Miss Lilian Rose, Crack Codes, Devour Iced Buns and vow to bring the villains to justice... Look out for the thrilling sequels, The Jewelled Moth and The Painted Dragon.

Product Details

Barcode
9781405276177
Department
Books
Released
4 Jun 2015
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Katherine Woodfine
Binding
Paperback / softback
Publisher
EGMONT BOOKS
Edition
2nd edition
Language
English
Number of Pages
336
Dimensions
198 x 129 x 24mm (319g)

Annotation

You are cordially invited to attend the grand opening of Sinclair's Department Store. Enter a world of bonbons, hats, perfumes and mysteries around every corner. Wonder at the daring theft of the priceless Clockwork Sparrow! Tremble as the most dastardlycriminals in London enact their wicked plans! Gasp as our bold heroines, Miss Sophie Taylor and Miss Lilian Rose, break codes, devour iced buns and vow to bring the villains to justice ... A splendid adventure awaits you --

Summary

Katherine Woodfine's bestselling debut novel. A fast-paced historical mystery adventure for readers aged 9+, with gorgeous Edwardian period detail. Perfect for fans of Enid Blyton, Chris Riddell's Goth Girl and Robin Stevens' Murder Most Unladylike series.



You are cordially invited to attend the Grand Opening of Sinclair's department store!

Enter a world of bonbons, hats, perfumes and MYSTERIES around every corner. WONDER at the daring theft of the priceless CLOCKWORK SPARROW! TREMBLE as the most DASTARDLY criminals in London enact their wicked plans! GASP as our bold heroines, Miss Sophie Taylor and Miss Lilian Rose, CRACK CODES, DEVOUR ICED BUNS and vow to bring the villains to justice...

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Cover and interior illustrations by Julia Sarda

`A wonderful book, with a glorious heroine and a true spirit of adventure' - Katherine Rundell, award-winning author of Rooftoppers

Katie, age 10 for lovereading4kids.co.uk - 'A brilliant historical detective novel - I read it in one sitting and couldn't put it down! The characters were really believable and the story was so exciting. My new favourite!'

Celeste, age 13 for lovereading4kids.co.uk - 'An incredible read full of mystery, wonder and adventure...This is now one of my top ten.'

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Children's Fiction
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / General
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
BIC Classification 1
Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Detective and mystery stories
Library Subject 2
Children's stories
Library Subject 3
Thieves
Dewey Classification
823.92

Author Bio

Katherine Woodfine was born in Lancashire in 1983, and studied English at Bristol University. She lives in London and since 2009 has worked for the literature charity Booktrust, where she is a children's book specialist and project manager of the Children's Laureate, working with leading children's authors such as Malorie Blackman, Julia Donaldson and Anthony Browne.