A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month August 2018 | With a tremendous cast, a great plot and setting and a catchy style this fast-paced espionage story is a book that is impossible to put down. Sophie Taylor and Lilian Rose, two girls who are very different in all ways except that they both clever and brave, find their detective work leads them to working with the Secret Service Bureau. It is 1911and the girls set off on a mission to Paris. Following the twists and turns of their undercover activity is a delight – as is Katherine Woodfine’s re-creation of Paris.
Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for August 2018
Once Upon A Wild Wood by Chris Riddell
Oscar and the CATastrophe by Sarah Horne
Run Wild by Gill Lewis
Peril in Paris (Taylor & Rose: Secret Agents) by Katherine Woodfine
The Garden of Hope by Isabel Otter
ALL ABOARD THE TRAIN TO PARIS!
It's 1911, and the young detectives of TAYLOR & ROSE are turning their talents to ESPIONAGE. On a case for the mysterious SECRET SERVICE BUREAU, the daring MISS SOPHIE TAYLOR and MISS LILIAN ROSE must leave London for the boulevards and grand hotels of Paris. But DANGER lurks beneath the bright lights of the city - and INTRIGUE and MURDER lie in store. As aeroplanes soar in the skies overhead, our heroines will need to put all their spy skills to the test to face the PERIL that awaits them...
The first book in a new espionage adventure quartet for 9+ readers which features favourite characters from the bestselling and much-loved Sinclairs Mysteries series.
|Publication date:||9th August 2018|
|Illustrator:||Karl James Mountford|
|Publisher:||Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont UK Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Historical Fiction|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks, eBooks|
Katherine Woodfine was born in Lancashire in 1983, and studied English at Bristol University. She lives in London and since 2009 has worked for the literature charity Booktrust, where she is a children's book specialist and project manager of the Children's Laureate, working with leading children's authors such as Malorie Blackman, Julia Donaldson and Anthony Browne.More About Katherine Woodfine