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A warm-hearted family story in which problems are resolved and Yosser and her best friend Kylie together with Kylie's pet hamsters must get to the bottom of someone's strange behaviour and solve the mystery of the locked wooden box. A fun-packed story of just 96 pages that will appeal to 8+ year olds including reluctant readers. Sita, Snake Queen of Speed features the same characters.
Yosser's having a worrying summer. Her family's shop is struggling and Auntie Shabnam is coming to stay to sort things out. Which means Yosser has to share a room with Nani! And while Yosser is desperately jealous of all her friend Kylie's pets, Kylie's family are not without problems either. Her mum is about to turn 40 and her big brother Sniper is behaving very suspiciously indeed. And when Yosser discovers a mysterious box among Nani's things, she begins to suspect that it is at the root of all the bad luck. Can Yosser and Kylie get to the bottom of Sniper's strange behaviour, find the perfect present for Kylie's mum, solve the mystery of the locked wooden box and all without losing Kylie's hamsters?
|Publication date:||6th January 2011|
|Author:||Franzeska G. Ewart|
|Publisher:||Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
|Genres:||Adventure Stories, Family / Home Stories|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, eBooks|
Franzeska was born in Galloway. She worked for a while as a medical researcher before becoming a teacher. She has taught in Pakistan and is interested in how bilingual children learn English. She now lives in Renfrewshire with her partner. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, walking, cycling, painting and writing. Franzeska wrote Bima and the Water of Life for Barrington Stoke.More About Franzeska G. Ewart