Socks, Shocks And Secrets: : The Spectacular Second Diary of Bathsheba Clarice de Trop! by Leila Rasheed
  

Socks, Shocks And Secrets: : The Spectacular Second Diary of Bathsheba Clarice de Trop!

Written by Leila Rasheed

9+ readers   
Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Download an extract Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

She may have a famous author for a mother and worse she, Bathsheba features as the crime super-sleuth in the books, but in fact she’s never saved the world or solved any deadly mysteries, she’s never even gone to school, until now that is. Join Bathsheba as she goes to school for the first time in Year 8. It won’t be easy for someone who has a superstarry reputation to live up to. This is the second diary featuring Bathsheba. The first, Chips, Beans and Limousines introduced us to the famous Bathsheba Clarice de Trop, not quite the starlet, sleuth and superstar she pretended to be and the third one is Doughnuts, Dreams and Drama Queens

Synopsis

Socks, Shocks And Secrets: : The Spectacular Second Diary of Bathsheba Clarice de Trop! by Leila Rasheed

Bathsheba Clarice de Trop is going to school for the first time. The daughter of a world-famous novelist, she has had a pampered, home-tutored - and pretty lonely - lifestyle. But her larger-than-life personality means it's not that easy for her to fit in. And so she embarks on an investigation to catch the thief of the school computers.

About the Author

Leila Rasheed

Lila Rasheed: "I am half Bangladeshi and half English, was brought up in Libya and have lived in Belgium, Italy and Malaysia. I’ve always written prose, but began writing poetry relatively recently, following encouragement from David Morley and the teachers on the MA in Writing at Warwick. A number of my poems refer to ancient myth, which I see as a ‘neutral space’ because of its remoteness and universality, where questions of nationality, culture and parochial allegiance can be sidestepped in favour of ideas I find more meaningful. A selection of my poems is available in the Heaventree New Poets series. Other things I can do include: make tiramisu, order four bread rolls in Danish, and open a beer bottle with my teeth."

Her first novel was Chips, Beans and Limousines: The Fantastic Diary of Bathsheba Clarice De Trop! Followed by two further tales of Bathsheba, Socks, Shocks and Secrets and Doughnuts, Dreams and Drama Queens and a Young Adult novel called The World Turned Upside Down, which was commissioned by the Stratford Upon Avon Literary Festival.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback

Author

Leila Rasheed
More books by Leila Rasheed

Author's Website

leilarasheed.com/

Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

31st October 2008

ISBN

9780746098851

Categories


I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I love Lovereading because I often never know what to read and this helps you find a good book. I have recommended this to many people.

Shannon-Louise Masters – age 15

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

I am so pleased to have signed my kids up as they are reading a much wider range of books and even choosing books out of their comfort zone.

Angela East

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools
****