Kat Wolfe on Thin Ice
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Kat Wolfe on Thin Ice

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Join Kat Wolfe and her best friend Harper Lamb on the winter holiday of a lifetime in Kat Wolfe on Thin Ice - full of mystery, intrigue, snow and huskies, by bestselling author Lauren St John!

Kat and Harper can't wait to join their parents on a winter vacation in a mountain cabin in the US. But a series of misadventures result in them being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Alone.

When Kat discovers that an argument she witnessed in New York City holds the key to a major crime, she's certain that it's only a matter of time until the culprits come looking for her.

With a snow storm moving in and no way out, all that stands between the girls and disaster are a team of eight huskies and one impossible raccoon.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 129 x 196 x 21mm | 228g
  • Macmillan Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1509874275
  • 9781509874279
  • 6,179

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First-class fun! -- Hilary McKay on Kat Wolfe Takes The Case Full of adventure, excitement, heart and wit... Kat Wolfe Investigates is a story to delight in -- Katherine Rundell on Kat Wolfe Investigates Warm, intriguing characterisation with just the right amount of peril -- Imogen Russell Williams on Kat Wolfe Investigates * Guardian * Everything you want from a Lauren St John book: timeless storytelling with a contemporary edge, thrilling mystery, characterful animals and tenacious children yearning to make their mark on the world. * Editor's Choice, The Bookseller, on Kat Wolfe Investigates * Just perfect storytelling. -- Gill Lewis, on Kat Wolfe Takes the Case Lauren St John knows just how to create the perfect children's adventure stories... another enthralling adventure... this is exactly the kind of book to encourage children's interest in the environment and their world as the pages keep turning. Thoroughly recommended. -- Andrea Reece * LoveReading4Kids, Children's Book of the Month, on Kat Wolfe Takes the Case * Kat Wolfe Investigates is the kind of book I'd have devoured as a child - lucky, lucky kids having this to read now. -- Abi Elphinstone All you want from a good mystery - a compelling storyline, a determined lead character, heroes and villains, some intriguing animals for a refreshing change... all excellently interwoven * Parents in Touch, on Kat Wolfe Takes the Case * Hurrah for a new series from Lauren St John! It's literary Katnip for the summer holidays - especially for dedicated pet fanciers... St John writes with apparent ease, but refuses to compromise on language while mixing modern life with old-fashioned Blyton-style follow-the-clues mystery. It's an excellent combo. If this first invigorating book is anything to go by, St John had better start writing some follow-ups. -- Alex O'Connell * Saturday Times, Children's Book of the Week, on Kat Wolfe Investigates * A story with a great sense of adventure, transporting you to that place of excitement when you can't wait to find out what happens next! * The Book Activist, Book of the Month, on Kat Wolfe Takes the Case * A page turner, in which the reader feels real tension at the perils, curiosity at the puzzles and pleasure at the cost moments... it is all sorts of dreams come true -- Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times Children's Book of the Week, on Kat Wolfe on Thin Ice
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About Lauren St John

Lauren St. John grew up surrounded by horses and wild animals on a farm and game reserve in Zimbabwe, the inspiration for her memoir, Rainbow's End. After studying journalism, she relocated to the UK, where she spent nearly a decade on the European and PGA Tours as golf correspondent to the Sunday Times. She also wrote the acclaimed music biography Hardcore Troubadour: The Life & Near Death of Steve Earle. She is the author of the multi-award-winning The White Giraffe series for children, as well as the Laura Marlin mysteries, the first of which, Dead Man's Cove, won the 2011 Blue Peter Book of the Year Award. Her bestselling One Dollar Horse series was followed by YA horse romance, The Glory, now optioned for film. Kat Wolfe on Thin Ice is the third mystery in the critically-acclaimed Wolfe and Lamb series published by Macmillan Children's Books.
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Rating details

53 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
5 42% (22)
4 40% (21)
3 15% (8)
2 4% (2)
1 0% (0)
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