All this time Scarlett’s thought her dad was a thief, but years after his death a strange man turns up at the door and hands her a box, “on her father’s instructions”. Inside is a baffling series of clues that leads Scarlett and her friend, Ellie, on a wild, scary, often funny journey of discovery about her father and his mysterious life. But the more the girls learn, the more danger they’re in. They must stay one step ahead of the sinister mayoress and her chauffer as they race to unravel her dad’s final clue: Keep looking up…
From the acclaimed author of Saving Sophia and Murder in Midwinter.
“Fleur Hitchcock has cornered the market in hard-boilers for beginners.” – Alex O’Connell, The Times
All of our paperback picture books come with a free Stories Aloud audio reading.
“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.”