Weird Street: The Riddle of Dr Sphinx by Margaret Ryan

Weird Street: The Riddle of Dr Sphinx

Written by Margaret Ryan
Part of the Weird Street Series

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Entertainingly spooky and delightfully peculiar, Jonny Smith recounts the problem he has on his round when it comes to delivering in Weird Street. He knows he shouldn’t really be frightened of the people who live there but trying even to find the front door of Dr Sphinx’s house can prove pretty tricky. An entertaining and complete first short book.

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Weird Street: The Riddle of Dr Sphinx by Margaret Ryan

Guess who lives at number 36? Jonny Smith's paper round takes him along Weir Street. The paper boys don't normally stick around for long and he soon understands why This time Jonny has to deliver a paper to Doctor Sphinx. Will he be brave enough to find out what is lurking in the deep jungly garden?


'I would recommend this book because it's funny and quite jolly and a bit spooky'

About the Author

Margaret Ryan

A former teacher, Margaret Ryan is now one of Scotland’s most prolific and imaginative writers for young people. She has written the Fat Alfie and Airy Fairy series for Scholastic, the Operation Boyfriend and Little Blue series for Hodder, and two Littlest Dragon titles for HarperCollins. In 2000, she won the Scottish Arts Council
Award for The Queen’s Birthday Hat.

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64 pages


Margaret Ryan
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A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2009




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