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Best-selling Lauren Child’s super sleuthing Ruby Redfort is a fast-talking, fast- thinking 13 year olds girl whose sharp eye for the unexpected leads her on some fantastic adventures – especially after she is recruited as a secret agency…The wise cracks flow fast as Ruby and her best friend and great side-kick Clancy, take up the challenges.
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Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. Break out of boredom with Ruby Redfort, the super-awesome new creation from multi-million-copy bestseller Lauren Child... Want to know more? Of course you do, bozo. Here's the low-down on Ruby Redfort: she's a genius code-cracker, a daring detective, and a gadget-laden special agent who just happens to be a thirteen-year-old girl. She and her slick side-kick butler, Hitch, foil crimes and get into loads of scrapes with evil villains, but they're always ice-cool in a crisis. In Look into my Eyes, we go right back to Ruby's beginnings as an agent. When an anonymous caller sets Ruby a challenge, it's not long before she finds her way into the HQ of the most secret of secret agencies - SPECTRUM. They need her help to crack a code but her desk job soon spirals into an all-out action adventure, as Ruby uncovers the dastardly plans of the formidable Fool's Gold Gang...
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The new Ruby Redfort book is utterly exceptionordinarily brilliant - Clarice Bean the feisty heroine, her loyal best friend Clancy, and the adventures they become tangled up in are humorous, exciting and gripping - We Love This Book
...clues, gadgets, secret HQs, a heist, explosions...T-shirts with cool slogans and a supply of jelly doughnuts. What more could adventure-loving girls want? - Nicolette Jones, The Sunday Times
Lauren Child has put imagination and fun back into the real worlds of childhood. - Julia Eccleshare in The Guardian
Lauren Child is a publishing phenomenon - Observer Magazine
Lauren Child is so good it's exhilarating - The Independent
|Publication date:||2nd August 2012|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery|
A World Book Day Author 2019 The Children's Laureate Lauren Child burst on to the children’s books scene in 1999 and has since published many bestselling and awardwinning books, including those featuring the hugely popular Charlie and Lola, and the Clarice Bean series. She has won numerous awards including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Gold Award. Her books have been made into an award-winning TV series and have sold in many languages with runaway success. In December 2008 she was named as a UNESCO Artist for Peace, and was awarded an MBE in 2009. Lauren Child is ...More About Lauren Child