|Publication date||07 Feb 2013|
A funny, moving and absorbing story about a young girl’s attempts to learn more about her dead father through the objects she finds in a cardboard box he’s left her. Scarlett and her friend, Ellie, go on a sometimes hilarious, sometimes scary, journey of discovery, following the clues and always remembering to ‘keep looking up’. Was Scarlett’s dad a thief? Was he a spy? And what does it mean to be his daughter? Fleur Hitchcock is a great new voice in children’s literature, and Dear Scarlett is a great book.
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What the Critics Said
“Fleur Hitchcock has created a story to make you laugh, cry and wonder.”
“This entertaining adventure story blends mystery, excitement and danger with humour and fun.”
“Nosy Crow fiction can always be relied on to stand out from the ordinary and with Fleur Hitchcock, they have found another super new author … It’s a gripping story, with strongly presented characters and a wonderful use of language, which has you guessing right until the end.”
“This refreshingly original story unravels an intriguing mystery surrounding a girl’s father.”