Take Your Last Breath
Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. So break out of boredom with multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child, and meet your new favourite heroine… Ruby Redfort: detective, secret agent, thirteen-year-old kid.
Everyone’s favourite kid detective is back for a second mind-blowing instalment, packed with all the off-the-wall humour, action and friendship of the first book. This time, though, it’s an adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at sea…
Can she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount?
Well, you wouldn’t want to bet against her…
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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