TOP 5 FRIDAY: Kid Detectives
TOP 5 kid detectives
Detectives have to be more than just plain nosy – only the truly tough, steely and determined will get to the bottom of the crime. As Humphrey Bogart says in ‘The Big Sleep’ (when asked why he keeps on investigating): ‘Too many people told me to stop.’ (more…)
Trenton Lee Stewart
Born in 1970, Trenton Lee Stewart grew up in Arkansas, USA, where he currently lives. After studying English literature and writing in college, he worked in various jobs for several years, writing all the while. He also got married and had two excellent sons.
Mysterious Benedict Society Prequel: The Extraordinary Education of Nicholas Benedict
The prequel to the bestselling Mysterious Benedict Society series.
When nine-year-old Nicholas Benedict is sent to a new orphanage, he encounters vicious bullies, selfish adults, strange circumstances – and a mind-bending mystery.
Luckily, he has one very important thing in his favour: he’s a genius.
Mysterious Benedict Society and the Prisoner's Dilemma (Book 3)
Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance are back – but so is Mr Curtain, with another devious scheme!
Can the Mysterious Benedict Society thwart Mr Curtain’s plans, even whilst held prisoner? Join them on their adventure as they face all sorts of dilemmas in a bid to save Stonetown.
Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey (Book 2)
It should have been a celebration party, but now it’s another mind-bending mission for the children of The Mysterious Benedict Society.
Join Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance as they race across the globe by train, bicycle and ship to save their beloved Mr Benedict. It’s a perilous journey that will test all their unusual talents.
Sequel to the New York Times bestseller, The Mysterious Benedict Society.
Mysterious Benedict Society (Book 1)
ARE YOU A GIFTED CHILD LOOKING FOR SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES?
When a peculiar advertisement appears in the newspaper for children to take part in a secret mission, children everywhere sit a series of mysterious tests. In the end, just four children succeed: Reynie, Kate, Sticky and Constance. They have three things in common: they are all honest, all remarkably talented and all orphans.
They must go under cover at the Learning Institute for the Very Enlightened, where the only rule is that there are no rules. There they must work as a team to save not only themselves, but also the world outside the walls.
The New York Times bestseller comes to the UK.