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Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. Break out of boredom with Ruby Redfort, the super-awesome teen detective series from multi-million-copy bestseller Lauren Child…
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Here’s the low-down on Ruby Redfort: she’s a genius code-cracker, a daring detective, and a gadget-laden special agent who just happens to be a thirteen-year-old girl. She and her slick sidekick butler, Hitch, foil crimes and get into loads of scrapes with evil villains, but they’re always ice-cool in a crisis.
In this first book, we go right back to Ruby’s beginnings as an agent. When an anonymous caller sets Ruby a challenge, it’s not long before she finds her way into the HQ of the most secret of secret agencies – SPECTRUM. They need her help to crack a code but her desk job soon spirals into an all-out action adventure, as Ruby uncovers the dastardly plans of the formidable Fool’s Gold Gang…
Praise for Lauren Child: `Lauren Child is a publishing phenomenon' - Observer Magazine `Lauren Child is so good it's exhilarating' - The Independent Praise for the Ruby Redfort series: `The coolest girl hero in years ... Child refuses to write down to her tween and teen audience and challenges readers with more twists than a curling tongs party' The Times `Redfort is one of the best things to happen to ten-plus British fiction' The Times `The new Ruby Redfort book is utterly exceptionordinarily brilliant' - Clarice Bean `Lauren Child has put imagination and fun back into the real worlds of childhood' - Julia Eccleshare, Guardian `Cool, punchy, stylish' - Sun `A cracking adventure' - Mail `What more could adventure-loving girls want?' - The Sunday Times
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