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Frankie Potts and the Postcard Puzzle
 

Frankie Potts and the Postcard Puzzle (EPUB ebook – Main)

By Jacka, Juliet
Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

"Frankie's list of mysteries to solve gets longer by the day. Firstly, her mum is acting very strangely - she's tired, grumpy and feels sick all the time. And then there's Grandma M, who keeps dropping hints about expanding her troup of performing greyhounds: Tinkerbell, Titania ... read full description below.

ISBN 9780143770220
Published 30 January 2017 by Penguin
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Series Frankie Potts

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ISBN-13 9780143770220
ISBN-10
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin eBooks (NZ Juvenile)
Publication Date 30 January 2017
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook – Main
Edition Main
Author(s) By Jacka, Juliet
Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe
Series Frankie Potts
Category Not specified
Number of Pages 112
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Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 750417

Description of this Electronic Book

Book 3 in Juliet Jacka's addictive new Frankie Potts series for readers ages 7-10.


Meet Frankie Potts, the village of Tring's number one girl detective. She has flaming red hair, a questioning mind and a very clever dog named Sparkplug. And she is REALLY good at solving mysteries.


Frankie's list of mysteries to solve is getting longer by the day. Firstly, her mum is acting very strangely - she's tired, grumpy and feels sick all the time. And then there's Grandma M, who keeps dropping hints about expanding her troupe of performing greyhounds: Tinkerbell, Titania and Tiramisu.


With her detective side-kick Mac, Frankie travels to Giggleswick to find out about the mysterious Gideon R. Best, Animal Trainer Extraordinaire, and why he sent a postcard - with kisses on it - to her mum. How can she work out what an overweight donkey, a cuddle-obsessed pig and a pooing parrot have to do with anything? And why has Tinkerbell started to waddle?


Kaboom! Things are getting explosive in Frankie's family. She had better start solving ...

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Author's Bio

Juliet Jacka (Author) Juliet Jacka started writing junior fiction stories when she was on maternity leave with her first daughter (who was luckily a good sleeper). Juliet's first book Night of the Perigee Moon won the 2013 Tom Fitzgibbon Storylines Award and was published in 2014 by Scholastic. Her story The Keeper of Spirit Hill was shortlisted in Tom Fitzgibbon competitions in 2011 and 2013. Her delightful chapter-book series about Frankie Potts, red-haired girl detective was launched by Puffin in July 2016 with #1 Frankie Potts and the Sparkplug Mysteries and #2 Frankie Potts and the Bikini Burglar. Juliet is pleased to be carrying on a family tradition by becoming a published author: she's the third generation to do so. She lives in one of Wellington's hilly suburbs in a red house by a railway line, with her husband and two young daughters. Juliet juggles writing with family life and her work, which involves doing inscrutable digital stuff with websites. Phoebe Morris (Illustrator) Phoebe Morris has been drawing for herself since 1996, and for other people since 2013. From a small studio in Wellington, she has collaborated with acclaimed author David Hill on award-winning picture book biographies of famous New Zealanders for Penguin Random House New Zealand: Sir Edmund Hillary (First to the Top, 2015), Burt Munro (Speed King, 2016) and Jean Batten (Sky High, 2017). Phoebe is also the illustrator of the Frankie Potts junior fiction series by Juliet Jacka. Unanimously praised for the quality of the illustrations, First to the Top was named a 2016 Storylines Notable Picture Book. In a review for the New Zealand Listener, Ann Packer wrote 'Wellingtonian Phoebe Morris makes a stunning debut as an illustrator ... from the arresting cover, through cameos of his younger life, to haunting, other-worldly mountainscapes, Morris's style gives the old story a cool new edge.' Though much of her work focuses on narrative storytelling, Phoebe also creates illustrations for apps, websites, editorials, animation and interior design. Find out more about her work at phoebemorriscreative.com

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