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.
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.
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 Kate Pankhurst
Kate Pankhurst illustrates and writes from her studio in Leeds with her spotty dog, Olive. She loves a good story, the funnier the better, and gets her best ideas by doodling in her sketchbook; because even quick wonky drawings can spark ideas for amazing plots. As a child, Kate spent most of her time drawing silly characters and thinking up funny things for them to do, she feels very lucky to now do this as her job. Kate is the bestselling author and illustrator of the phenomenal Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World, nominated for the Kate Greenaway medal 2018, and Fantastically Great Women Who Made History.