The Case of the Stolen Sixpence (Maisie Hitchins #1)

Author(s): Holly Webb

Junior Fiction (Reading Age 7-9 years)

From best-selling author Holly Webb comes a brand new series full of mystery and intrigue following the adventures of a very determined heroine and her dog! Holly Webb fans will be thrilled to pieces to discover the adventures of Maisie Hitchins, the pluckiest little detective in Victorian London. Maisie Hitchins lives in her grandmother's boarding house, longing for adventure. She idolizes the famous detective, Gilbert Carrington, and follows his every case. But Maisie is about to be given the opportunity of a lifetime: her own mystery to solve! In the first book in this fantastic new series, Maisie rescues a puppy in peril whilst running an errand, and adopts him. She decides to investigate the puppy's original cruel owner, but instead gets tangled up in an intriguing plot involving stolen sausages, pilfered halfpennies and a fast-paced bicycle chase. The streets of Victorian London are never safe, but Maisie's on the case!

$12.99(AUD)


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Holly Webb lives in Berkshire with her husband, children and three cats. She started writing several years ago while working as a children's books editor. She has written over ninety books including the Animal Stories, My Naughty Little Puppy and Maisie Hitchins series for Stripes Publishing. In 2012 she wrote The Clever Little Kitten for World Book Day. Marion Lindsay studied at Cambridge School of Art, graduating in 2010 with a master's degree in children's book illustration.

General Fields

  • : 9781847153715
  • : Little Tiger Press Group
  • : Stripes Publishing
  • : May 2013
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 13mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Holly Webb
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Marion Lindsay
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : From 7
  • : 176
  • : black & white illustrations