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National Trust: The Secret Diary of Jane Pinny, Victorian House Maid

Written by Philip Ardagh

Illustrated by Jamie Littler

Part of the The Secret Diary Series Series

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National Trust: The Secret Diary of Jane Pinny, Victorian House Maid Synopsis

Facts meet fiction in this exciting, intricate Victorian detective story! Jane Pinny has moved to the very grand Lytton House to be a Maid Of All Work. And being a Maid Of All Work means that she has to do... well, ALL the work, obviously! Cleaning, dusting, scrubbing, washing - there's SO much to do in a Victorian country house. But when a priceless jade necklace belonging to the lady of the house disappears, Jane turns accidental detective (with the help of her best friend, a pigeon called Plump...) - can she solve the mystery of the missing jewels before it's too late? Perfect for fans of Horrible Histories, filled with amazing facts and historical trivia, with an exciting story and brilliant illustrations, you won't be able to put this SECRET DIARY down! Read the other books in the series: The Secret Diary of John Drawbridge, Medieval Knight in Training The Secret Diary of Thomas Snoop, Tudor Boy Spy The Secret Diary of Kitty Cask, Smuggler's Daughter

Book Information

ISBN: 9780857639035
Publication date: 7th September 2017
Author: Philip Ardagh
Illustrator: Jamie Littler
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages

About Philip Ardagh

Roald Dahl Funny Prize-winning author Philip Ardagh is the author of The Grunts and National Trust: The Secret Diary series. He is probably best known for his Grubtown Tales, but he is author of over 100 books. He is a regular irregular reviewer of children's books for The Guardian, and is currently developing a series for television. Philip Ardagh is two metres tall with a ridiculously big, bushy beard and size sixteen feet, making him an instantly recognisable figure at literary festivals around the world. Jamie Littler graduated from the Arts Institute at Bournemouth in 2008, and has won a High Commendation ...

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