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Nancy Parker's Diary of Detection

If you think Nancy Parker's just a maidservant . . . think again!

Author Julia Lee

Suitable for:  Age 9-12

Price:  £6.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-273938-4
Publication date: 03/03/2016
Paperback: 256 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

Availability: In stock.

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When Nancy Parker gets her first position as a housemaid to Mrs Bryce, it's not exactly her dream job - she'd rather be out solving mysteries. But she soon discovers there are plenty of suspicious occurrences going on beneath her very nose . . . Time for Nancy to set to work not just with her mop but also with her Theory of Detection!

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