Ruby Redfort burst onto the scene in October 2011, and, in the words of Julia Eccleshare, "put imagination and fun back into childhood".
Now, everyone's favourite girl detective is back for a second mind-blowing instalment, packed with all the off-the-wall humour, action and friendship of the first book. This time, though, it's an adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea... Can she crack the case while evading the clutches of the evil Count von Viscount? Well, you wouldn't want to bet against her...
About the Author
Lauren Child burst on to the children's books scene in 1999 and has since published many bestselling and award-winning books, including those featuring the hugely popular Charlie and Lola, and the Clarice Bean series. She has won numerous awards including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Gold Award. Her books have been made into an award-winning TV series and have sold in many languages with runaway success.
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Comments about Ruby Redfort : Take Your Last Breath:
A great book, and a must have for all young crime/mystery readers! I got the first book whilst in Bendigo and loved it. When I saw that this have come out I was literally a whistling kettle that needed to be taken off the stove. AWESOME!
Praise for Ruby Redfort: "Lauren Child has put imagination and fun back into the real worlds of childhood." - Julia Eccleshare, Guardian "Lauren Child is so good it's exhilarating" - The Independent "What more could adventure-loving girls want?" - The Sunday Times.
Series: Ruby Redfort
For Ages: 9+ years old
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st October 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Dimensions (cm): 19.1 x 14.1 x 3.8
Weight (kg): 0.44