Secret Seven: Mystery of the Skull
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Secret Seven: Mystery of the Skull

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Solve the mystery with the Secret Seven - everyone's favourite detective club! A brand-new, action-packed Secret Seven adventure by prizewinning author Pamela Butchart.

When Peter discovers an old skull hidden in his bedroom, it's time for an urgent meeting of the Secret Seven. Setting off to investigate, the friends see a gigantic hole in the grounds of a local hotel. Could there be any connection between the two strange events? The Secret Seven are determined to solve the mystery.

It's time to look behind the green door of the Secret Seven's shed again. Enid Blyton's much-loved detective club are back in a superbly entertaining new adventure. Pamela Butchart is the bestselling and prizewinning author of the hilarious series that started with Baby Aliens Got My Teacher! A huge fan of Enid Blyton, Pamela has been inspired to create a new mystery for her favourite club, the Secret Seven, to solve.

Set in the same world and time as the original stories, this fantastic new mystery satisfyingly extends the series for fans old and new. The story is brought to life by Tony Ross's brilliant illustrations throughout. Join the Secret Seven for more mystery, excitement, friendship and FUN than ever before!

Read all 15 stories in the original Secret Seven series and don't miss Pamela Butchart's next Secret Seven mystery ...

Also look out for Secret Seven Brain Games - a fun and tricky puzzle book!

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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 150 x 200 x 13mm | 162g
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Tony Ross: black and white inside artwork
  • 1444941534
  • 9781444941531
  • 24,411

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This is a brand new Secret Seven story written by Pamela Butchart and illustrated by Tony Ross. It's set in the same world and time as Enid Blyton's original series and is perfect for anyone who loves a mystery to solve. * Mini Travellers * Butchart recreates all the adventure and charm of the originals * Independent i * She brings enormous fun and energy to an all-new mystery, striking the delicate balance of remaining faithful to Blyton's originals while appealing to contemporary children. * The Bookseller *
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About Pamela Butchart

Pamela Butchart is the bestselling and award-winning author of the Baby Aliens young fiction series, for which she has won the Blue Peter Best Book Award 2015 for The Spy Who Loved School Dinners and the Children's Book Award 2016 for My Head Teacher is a Vampire Rat. She has also been shortlisted for the Laugh Out Loud Book Award (Lollies) and is one of the fasted growing children's fiction authors in the UK (Nielsen Bookscan). Pamela was selected as a World Book Day author for 2018. Enid Blyton's books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into other languages more often than any other children's author.

She wrote over 700 books and about 2,000 short stories, including favourites such as The Famous Five,The Secret Seven, The Magic Faraway Tree, Malory Towers and Noddy.

Born in London in 1897, Enid lived much of her life in Buckinghamshire and adored dogs, gardening and the countryside. She died in 1968 but remains one of the world's best-loved storytellers.

Tony Ross was born in London and studied at the Liverpool School of Art and Design. He has worked as a cartoonist, a graphic designer, as the Art Director of an advertising agency, and as Senior Lecturer in Art at Manchester Polytechnic.

Tony is one of the most popular and successful children's illustrators of all time, best known for illustrating Horrid Henry and the works of David Walliams. Tony's books have been translated into 40 languages in over 100 countries. He lives in Macclesfield.
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