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Robin Stevens - Author

Robin Stevens was born in California and grew up in an Oxford college, across the road from the house where Alice in Wonderland lived. She has been making up stories all her life. When she was twelve, her father handed her a copy of The Murder of Roger Ackroyd and she realised that she wanted to be either Hercule Poirot or Agatha Christie when she grew up. When it occurred to her that she was never going to be able to grow her own spectacular walrus moustache, she decided that Agatha Christie was the more achievable option. She spent her teenage years at Cheltenham Ladies' College, reading a lot of murder mysteries and hoping that she'd get the chance to do some detecting herself (she didn't). She then went to university, where she studied crime fiction, and now she works at a children's publisher, which is pretty much the best day job she can imagine. Robin now lives in Cambridge with her boyfriend and her pet bearded dragon, Watson.

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Reader ReviewedA Spoonful of Murder
Robin Stevens - illustrated by Nina Tara
In a nutshell: first class crime writing for children This is the latest book in Robin Stevens' best-selling boarding school crime series, number six, and I do hope it's not the last: very few books deliver such a delicious spoonful...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/02/2018
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Cream Buns and Crime
Robin Stevens
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | April 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: a tasty treat for would-be sleuths and fans of Wells and Wong | Young readers everywhere are hooked on Robin Stevens's
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Format: Paperback | Released 23/03/2017
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Mistletoe and Murder
Robin Stevens
Shortlisted for Best Crime Novel for Children aged 8-12, CrimeFest Gala Awards 2017 |Shortlisted for the Children's Book Award 2017 - Books for Older Readers | One of our Books of the Year 2016 | November 2016 Book of the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 20/10/2016
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Reader ReviewedJolly Foul Play
Robin Stevens
April 2016 Book of the Month Gosh, but the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries are jolly good reads! After their adventures on the Orient Express, crime-solving friends Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are back at school for a new term. From...
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Format: Paperback | Released 24/03/2016
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Reader ReviewedFirst Class Murder
Robin Stevens
One of our Books of the Year 2015 The third in the hugely popular Wells and Wong series our two young heroines on - wait for it - the Orient Express! They're on holiday with Hazel's father Mr Wong whi...
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Format: Paperback | Released 18/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedArsenic for Tea
Robin Stevens
The many readers enthralled by schoolgirl detectives Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong's first adventure Murder Most Unladylike will be thrilled to discover this new book, which offers another clever dose of subterfuge, murder and top-rate detection. While the original adventure...
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Format: Paperback | Released 18/02/2016
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Reader ReviewedMurder Most Unladylike
Robin Stevens
Winner of the Waterstone's Best Fiction for 5-12's Award 2015 The first in a fabulous and exciting new detective series set during the 1930's. Daisy Wells (not just a perfect English Miss) and Hazel Wong (astute and observant) have started...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/06/2014
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