3 super-awesome Ruby Redfort books! Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. So break out boredom with multi-million-copy bestselling author Lauren Child, and meet your new favourite heroine… Ruby Redfort: detective, secret agent, thirteen-year-old kid. Here’s the low-down on Ruby Redfort: she’s a genius code-cracker, a daring detective, and a gadget-laden special agent. She and her slick side-kick butler, Hitch, foil crimes and get into loads of scrapes with evil villains, but they’re always ice-cool in a crisis.
LOOK INTO MY EYES: When an anonymous caller sets Ruby a challenge, it’s not long before she finds her way into the HQ of the most secret of secret agencies – SPECTRUM. They need her help to crack a code but her desk job soon spirals into an all-out action-adventure, as Ruby uncovers the dastardly plans of the formidable Fool’s Gold Gang…
TAKE YOUR LAST BREATH This time 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…
CATCH YOUR DEATH: Tigers are roaming the streets, and it looks like someone has deliberately released some very rare and very dangerous animals. Things are going to get wild – and Ruby is going to get badly lost in the wilderness. The question is: will she ever make it out alive?
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.
Lauren Child burst on to the children’s books scene in 1999 and has since published many bestselling and award-winning books, including those featuring the hugely popular Charlie and Lola, and the Clarice Bean series. She has won numerous awards including the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal and the Smarties Gold Award. Her books have been made into an award-winning TV series and have sold in many languages with runaway success.