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June 2013 Book of the Month The second book in the Ruby series which follows the adventures of Ruby, a genius code-breaker, daring detective and gadget-laden special agent who just happens to be a thirteen-year-old girl. Ruby and her slick sidekick butler, Hitch, foil crimes and fend off evil villains remaining ice-cool in every crisis.
Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. So break out boredom with multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child, and meet your new favourite heroine...Ruby Redfort: detective, secret agent, thirteen-year-old kid.
Everyone's favourite kid detective is back for a second mind-blowing instalment, packed with all the off-the-wall humour, action and friendship of the first book. This time, though, it's an adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea...Can she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount? Well, you wouldn't want to bet against her...
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Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the series, Look Into My Eyes. You can read their full reviews here.
Praise for Ruby Redfort:
Lauren Child has put imagination and fun back into the real worlds of childhood. - Julia Eccleshare, Guardian
Lauren Child is so good it's exhilarating - The Independent
What more could adventure-loving girls want? - The Sunday Times
Publication date: 06/06/2013
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||6th June 2013|
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
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