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Shrubbery Skulduggery

Written by Rebecca Lisle

Shrubbery Skulduggery Synopsis

Sent to stay with unknown relatives while her parents are abroad, Polly is delighted to discover that 'The Shrubbery' turns out to be the most wonderful house, with an even more wonderful garden. It's no surprise to Polly that such an enormous garden, full of rare and beautiful plants, needs a full-time gardener to look after it. But Miss Gargoyle doesn't look - or act - like a real gardener at all. And what on earth can have happened to Polly's two uncles, who have been missing for days? With the help of her cousin Harry, Polly sets out to keep a close eye on Miss Gargoyle and soon discovers that something very sinister indeed is going on in the Shrubbery garden!

Shrubbery Skulduggery Press Reviews

A book to make you shiver with laughter and fright at the same time * Federation of Children's Book Groups Pick of the Year * A good, rollicking story, directly told for younger readers able to take on and be successful with a full length novel * Junior Bookshelf * This book is a fun book for younger readers. The author has added enormously to it by doing her own illustrations * Daily Telegraph *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780440862772
Publication date: 1st June 1992
Author: Rebecca Lisle
Publisher: Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 176 pages

About Rebecca Lisle

Rebecca Lisle was born in Yorkshire. She trained at Oxford University as a Biology teacher. After having lived in such exciting places as New York and Switzerland, she now lives in London with her husband, two sons, and two cats.

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