Mystery Of The Painted Dragon by Woodfine Katherine
A fast-paced historical mystery adventure for readers aged 9+ years with gorgeous Edwardian period detail. Perfect for fans of Chris Riddell's Goth Girl series Enid Blyton and Robin Stevens's Murder Most Unladylike series. When a priceless painting is stolen our dauntless heroines Sophie and Lil find themselves faced with forgery trickery and deceit on all sides
Be amazed as the brave duo pit their wits against this perilous puzzle
Marvel at their cunning plan to unmask the villain and prove themselves detectives to be reckoned with - no matter what dangers lie ahead...It's their most perilous adventure yet
Praise for The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow: 'A wonderful book with a glorious heroine and a true spirit of adventure.' (Katherine Rundell author of Rooftoppers). 'A real page-turner it has murders spies and gangs of thieves. Thrilling
' (Indiana aged 10 years LoveReadingforKids reviewer). 'Dastardliness on a big scale is uncovered in this well-plotted evocative novel.' (Nicolette Jones The Sunday Times). 'It's a dashing plot an atmospheric setting and an extensive and imaginative cast. Katherine Woodfine handles it all with aplomb.'(Julia Eccleshare Guardian). 'An incredible read full of mystery wonder and adventure...This is now one of my top ten.' (Celeste age 13 years LoveReading4Kids reviewer). The Mystery of the Painted Dragon is the third book in the Sinclair Mysteries quartet. The other two books are the bestselling The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow and The Mystery of the Jewelled Moth. Katherine Woodfine is a true champion of children's literature. Until 2015 she was Arts Project Manager for Booktrust where she project-managed the Children's Laureateship and YALC the UK's first Young Adult Literature Convention curated by Malorie Blackman. She is part of the founding team at Down the Rabbit Hole a monthly show for Resonance FM discussing children's literature. She lives in London.