A Cupcake Conundrum by Kate Pankhurst
  

A Cupcake Conundrum

Written by Kate Pankhurst
Part of the Mariella Mystery Series

9+ readers   

RRP £5.99

Download an extract Share this book

The Lovereading4Kids comment

Mariella Mystery is back for a second adventure when things begin to go very wrong indeed in the finals of the Bake or Break junior competition. In her files, Mariella records all the skullduggery of the competition and her quest to bring down the saboteur.

Synopsis

A Cupcake Conundrum by Kate Pankhurst

Mariella Mystery (That's me!) - totally amazing girl detective, aged 9 and a bit. Able to solve the most mysterious mysteries and perplexing problems, even before breakfast. Someone is trying to sabotage the Great Puddleford Bake-Off, 'Bake or Break'. It's up to Mariella and her Mystery Girls to work out who, to save the Victoria sponges and pavlovas and prevent the entire contest from turning into a veritable Cupcake Catastrophe and Kitchen Nightmare.

Reviews

Mariella's case book is a fabulous little read for aspiring sleuths. Little bakers will enjoy the delicious details of the contestants creations and the mystery saboteur will keep everyone guessing until the final pages. Smart, cute and fun, this new series could run and run . -- Booktrust

About the Author

Kate Pankhurst

Since graduating from the University of Central Lancashire, Kate Pankhurst has worked as an illustrator. She works regularly in primary and secondary schools running sessions linked to illustration and writing and as part of Creatives, a company specialising in high quality arts experiences for children and young people. Kate has previously illustrated both picture books and fiction for a variety of publishers. Kate was the recipient of the MACMILLAN PRIZE FOR PICTURE BOOK ILLUSTRATION in 2002. Kate lives and works in Leeds.

More books by this author

Loading similar books...

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
176 pages

Author

Kate Pankhurst
More books by Kate Pankhurst

Author's Website

www.katepankhurst.com/

Author's Facebook Latest

Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

4th April 2013

ISBN

9781444008906

Categories


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

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

Lovereading is just a convenient way to find new books and hear others opinions on them.

Sarah Murray – age 15

You give me age appropriate ideas of books I can read and buy for the children and find out what other children their age think of them too.

Katie Lonsdale

LoveReading4Kids is a modern and creative way of emphasising the value and importance of books in this digital age #booksforlife

Amrit Bunet – Teen

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

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

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools