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Tizzie is lonely when she and her mum move to Roven Mere, a mysterious, rambling mansion deep in the countryside. She's eager to meet Lord Rupert and his daughter, Greta, but no one knows when they will come home. The house seems like a museum, and as Tizzie explores the rooms and passageways, she makes a startling discovery about why she's been brought to Roven Mere...
About the Author
Linda Newbery won the COSTA CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD in 2006 and, for CATCALL, the SILVER AWARD in the 2007 NESTLE CHILDREN'S BOOK PRIZE. Born in Essex, Linda now lives in an Oxfordshire village with her husband and cats. When she isn't writing, she enjoys gardening, yoga, swimming, walking and reading. She regularly speaks at conferences and conducts writing workshops.
A good, old fashioned mystery that keeps you guessing until the end...Newbery's writing has an ethereal and timeless quality and the plot is eerily thrilling - THE BOOKSELLER
...will have you totally gripped - MIZZ MAGAZINEAn amazing mystery - ALL ABOUT ANIMALS
ISBN: 9781842556238 ISBN-10: 1842556231 Audience:
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old Format:
Number Of Pages: 224 Published: 7th May 2009 Publisher: Hachette Children's Group Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Number: 1