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Girl Detective

Girl Detective 1

Friday Barnes: Book 1

by R.A. Spratt

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/07/2014

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Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl! The eagerly awaited new series from the author of the bestselling Nanny Piggins series.

When girl detective Friday Barnes solves a bank robbery she uses the reward money to send herself to the most exclusive boarding school in the country, Highcrest Academy. On arrival, Friday is shocked to discover the respectable school is actually a hotbed of crime.

She's soon investigating everything from disappearing homework to the Yeti running around the school swamp. That s when she s not dealing with her own problem Ian Wainscott, the handsomest boy in school, who inexplicably hates Friday and loves nasty pranks.

Can Friday solve Highcrest Academy s many strange mysteries, including the biggest mystery of all what s the point of high school?

ISBN:
9781742759623
9781742759623
Category:
Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-07-2014
Publisher:
Random House Australia
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
256
Dimensions (mm):
197x130x17mm
Weight:
0.19kg
R.A. Spratt

R.A.Spratt is an award-winning comedy writer with twelve years experience in the television industry.

She started out writing political satire, then moved into sketch comedy, then pre-school drama and in more recent years has worked mainly in animation. R.A. Spratt lives in Sydney.

She used to enjoy bellringing, hapkido and long distance running. But then she had a baby and got a book deal and has rarely left the house since.

She has three published books The Adventures of Nanny Piggins , Nanny Piggins and the Wicked Plan, and Nanny Piggins and the Runaway Lion. Her fourth book Nanny Piggins and the Accidental Blast-Off is coming out in January 2011 and is currently working on the 5th and 6th installments in the series.

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  • Friday Barnes is on the case.

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    When Friday Barnes solves a bank robbery she is given the reward money and uses it to go to the most exclusive boarding school, Highcrest Academy. Friday is stunned to find that this seemly respectable school is filled with criminal activity. She soon starts investigating everything finding herself in funny and worrying situations.

    R. A. Spratt, the auther of the Nanny Piggins series delivers an action-packed fun, quirky read for boys and girls, aged 10+.