Johnny Swanson

By Eleanor Updale

The mystery to speedy height?  Stand on a box.
Want to make your funds move further? Roll it down a hill.
The resolution to pungent feet? put on a garments pin in your nose.

Eleven-year-old Johnny Swanson is in company. he is raking within the cash along with his advertisements scams and his recommendation columnist character, who deals recommendation on just about anything in go back for a shilling. yet his money-making schemes have become him in too deep with the inaccurate sorts of humans. every little thing is spiralling uncontrolled, and now his personal mom is in mortal risk. there is just one factor to be performed: Johnny needs to suppose one other function as undercover detective!

In the spirit of Roald Dahl, this can be a humorous and pleasant tale with a delightful secret, a superb solid of characters, and an not going yet thoroughly likeable hero.

From the Hardcover edition.

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Mary Pope Osborne brings jointly simply the correct mix of heritage, magic, and fast moving event to fulfill young ones, mom and dad, academics, and librarians world wide along with her New York Times bestselling series.

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Noah, his sister Megan, and their top buddies, Richie and Ella, stay round the corner to the zoo. Megan is the 1st to note the confusing habit of a few of the animals. in the future Megan disappears, and her brother and their associates observe it is as much as them to discover her. Their in basic terms selection is to stick to a sequence of clues and sneak into the zoo. yet as soon as within, will they observe there is even more to the Clarksville urban Zoo than they can ever have guessed?

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Eric's father is ultimately graduating from collage. yet earlier than the party can start, a really exact current from Grandpa Shelton disappears. was once it lost--or stolen? There's no method Cam will allow a thief damage the commencement social gathering! She needs to use her photographic reminiscence to trace down the reward.

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