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Sesame Seade Mysteries: Sleuth on Skates: Book 1

Sarah Horne, Clementine Beauvais

5 Reviews

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Sesame Seade Mysteries, Cambridgeshire, For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, Interest age: from c 9 years, Fiction, General fiction (Children's / Teenage), Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)

A brand new contemporary mystery series for 9-11 year olds sees the launch of a laugh-out-loud new voice in children's fiction.

Armed with a pair of purple rollerskates and a brain with as many connections as there are stars in the universe, eleven-year-old Sesame Seade is more than qualified to be Cambridge's number one self-made supersleuth. All she needs now is a mission.

So when a student ballerina and aspiring journalist vanishes into thin air, some serious sleuthing begins. Very much against her parents' wishes, but with help from her friends Toby and Gemma and a conspiratorial duck, Sesame slips into the wings and solves the mystery of the missing dancer.

Illustrated throughout with hilarious artwork by Sarah Horne, this series features a smart and sassy heroine with a unique take on life. Also in the series: GARGOYLES GONE AWOL and SCAM ON THE CAM.

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Praise for Sesame Seade Mysteries: Sleuth on Skates: Book 1

  • Right from the start, the reader realises that in Sesame, they have a really unusual, if not unique, heroine. Her unusual approach to life makes for a hilarious read, with some wonderful use of language. Complemented by amusing illustrations, this is an author to look out for. - parentsintouch.co.uk

  • Cleverly written, this book is lots of fun... readers will the twists in the story. - Manchester Evening News

  • Hilarious. - Primary Times

  • A quirky take on the detective genre - and one which will appeal especially to girls. The humour, the language and the descriptions of Cambridge brought the characters and the city to life. - School Librarian

  • Sesame Seade is the greatest eleven-year-old detective you could hope to meet. Weird and witty: I loved it. - Marcus Sedgwick

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