Murder, mystery and untrustworthy lawyers and butlers make this a fantastic novel for children who like humour, a fast-paced plot and nasty tricks! For fans of Lemony Snicket and the Adams Family
Gareth P. Jones is the author of the Dragon Detective Agency series. Gareth's first novel, The Case of the Missing Cats, was shortlisted for the Waterstone's Book Prize. He lives in London.
'Beautifully simple comic ideas that children instantly love ... This is a book certain to make family holidays go with a bang' The Times 'Blackly comic, with its compelling cover and all the fun of taking sibling rivalry to a fantastical extreme, this book is surely material for a film' Children's Book of the week, The Times 'Unputdownable story with a cracking mixture of humour, menace and adventure' Primary Times 'Permeated by an ironic and original humour ... there is much for a young reader to relish' Books for Keeps