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About the Author

R.A. Spratt is an award-winning author and television writer. Her Nanny Piggins series went into nine best selling volumes in Australia. She lives in Bowral, Australia with her husband, two daughters and a puppy called Henry. Like Friday Barnes, R.A. enjoys wearing a silly hat.

Phil Gosier is an independent art director and designer working in the Washington, D.C. area. His illustration and design clients include Kellogg's, the Discovery Channel, Marvel and DC Comics, and Macmillan. At Macmillan, Phil has worked on the Friday Barnes Mystery series and the picture book Snow Beast Comes to Play. He graduated from the University of Maryland and lives in suburban Maryland with his family.

Reviews

"Friday Barnes, Girl Detective"

"With off-the-wall plot turns and small mysteries scattered throughout, this is the perfect choice for mystery fans with a silly sense of humor, and the cliff-hanger ending promises more sleuthing on the horizon. Gosier s black-and-white spot illustrations add to the charming atmosphere. A sheer delight." "Booklist," starred review

"Spratt s (the Nanny Piggins series) effortlessly funny narration will keep readers laughing from start to finish." "Publishers Weekly," starred review

"Quirky, tongue-in-cheek... delightfully eccentric... A good choice for voracious readers who enjoy a blend of humor and mystery." "School Library Journal"

"Spratt begins this new series with a nifty, engaging protagonist who can keep readers laughing and help young geeks feel good about themselves... Delightful, highly logical, and well-informed fun." "Kirkus""


Friday Barnes, Girl Detective

"With off-the-wall plot turns and small mysteries scattered throughout, this is the perfect choice for mystery fans with a silly sense of humor, and the cliff-hanger ending promises more sleuthing on the horizon. Gosier s black-and-white spot illustrations add to the charming atmosphere. A sheer delight." Booklist, starred review

"Spratt s (the Nanny Piggins series) effortlessly funny narration will keep readers laughing from start to finish." Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Quirky, tongue-in-cheek... delightfully eccentric... A good choice for voracious readers who enjoy a blend of humor and mystery." School Library Journal

"Spratt begins this new series with a nifty, engaging protagonist who can keep readers laughing and help young geeks feel good about themselves... Delightful, highly logical, and well-informed fun." Kirkus

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Friday Barnes, Under Suspicion:

This second book in the Friday Barnes series is even funnier and quirkier than its predecessor. School Library Journal

Spratt continues to hit just the right mix of dry humor and suspense. Her characterization of her protagonist shines . . . Readers know that, like Sherlock Holmes, Friday will solve every mystery; the book s fun is in seeing how she does it . . . A cliffhanger ending will have readers drumming their fingers as they wait for the next episode. Kirkus Reviews


Friday Barnes, Girl Detective:

With off-the-wall plot turns and small mysteries scattered throughout, this is the perfect choice for mystery fans with a silly sense of humor, and the cliff-hanger ending promises more sleuthing on the horizon. Gosier s black-and-white spot illustrations add to the charming atmosphere. A sheer delight. Booklist, starred review

Spratt s (the Nanny Piggins series) effortlessly funny narration will keep readers laughing from start to finish. Publishers Weekly, starred review

Quirky, tongue-in-cheek . . . delightfully eccentric . . . A good choice for voracious readers who enjoy a blend of humor and mystery. School Library Journal

Spratt begins this new series with a nifty, engaging protagonist who can keep readers laughing and help young geeks feel good about themselves . . . Delightful, highly logical, and well-informed fun. Kirkus Reviews

"

Friday Barnes, Under Suspicion:

"This second book in the Friday Barnes series is even funnier and quirkier than its predecessor." --School Library Journal

"Spratt continues to hit just the right mix of dry humor and suspense. Her characterization of her protagonist shines . . . Readers know that, like Sherlock Holmes, Friday will solve every mystery; the book's fun is in seeing how she does it . . . A cliffhanger ending will have readers drumming their fingers as they wait for the next episode." --Kirkus Reviews


Friday Barnes, Girl Detective:

"With off-the-wall plot turns and small mysteries scattered throughout, this is the perfect choice for mystery fans with a silly sense of humor, and the cliff-hanger ending promises more sleuthing on the horizon. Gosier's black-and-white spot illustrations add to the charming atmosphere. A sheer delight." --Booklist, starred review

"Spratt's (the Nanny Piggins series) effortlessly funny narration will keep readers laughing from start to finish." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Quirky, tongue-in-cheek . . . delightfully eccentric . . . A good choice for voracious readers who enjoy a blend of humor and mystery." --School Library Journal

"Spratt begins this new series with a nifty, engaging protagonist who can keep readers laughing and help young geeks feel good about themselves . . . Delightful, highly logical, and well-informed fun." --Kirkus Reviews


Under Suspicion, A Friday Barnes Mystery

"This second book in the Friday Barnes series is even funnier and quirkier than its predecessor." --School Library Journal

"Spratt continues to hit just the right mix of dry humor and suspense. Her characterization of her protagonist shines . . . Readers know that, like Sherlock Holmes, Friday will solve every mystery; the book's fun is in seeing how she does it . . . A cliffhanger ending will have readers drumming their fingers as they wait for the next episode." --Kirkus Reviews

"Spratt's droll humor, often expressed through Friday's spacey friend Melanie, is the perfect complement to the offbeat mysteries Friday encounters . . . Give this to readers who like humor but also want more intelligent characters and jokes, as well as those who like quirky mysteries." --Booklist


Girl Detective, A Friday Barnes Mystery

"With off-the-wall plot turns and small mysteries scattered throughout, this is the perfect choice for mystery fans with a silly sense of humor, and the cliff-hanger ending promises more sleuthing on the horizon. Gosier's black-and-white spot illustrations add to the charming atmosphere. A sheer delight." --Booklist, starred review

"Spratt's (the Nanny Piggins series) effortlessly funny narration will keep readers laughing from start to finish." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Quirky, tongue-in-cheek . . . delightfully eccentric . . . A good choice for voracious readers who enjoy a blend of humor and mystery." --School Library Journal

"Spratt begins this new series with a nifty, engaging protagonist who can keep readers laughing and help young geeks feel good about themselves . . . Delightful, highly logical, and well-informed fun." --Kirkus Reviews


"A hilarious mix of silliness and mystery that will keep readers chuckling and turning pages . . . Another worthy addition to a must-have series for middle-grade readers." --Booklist

Under Suspicion, A Friday Barnes Mystery

"This second book in the Friday Barnes series is even funnier and quirkier than its predecessor." --School Library Journal

"Spratt continues to hit just the right mix of dry humor and suspense. Her characterization of her protagonist shines . . . Readers know that, like Sherlock Holmes, Friday will solve every mystery; the book's fun is in seeing how she does it . . . A cliffhanger ending will have readers drumming their fingers as they wait for the next episode." --Kirkus Reviews

"Spratt's droll humor, often expressed through Friday's spacey friend Melanie, is the perfect complement to the offbeat mysteries Friday encounters . . . Give this to readers who like humor but also want more intelligent characters and jokes, as well as those who like quirky mysteries." --Booklist


Girl Detective, A Friday Barnes Mystery

"With off-the-wall plot turns and small mysteries scattered throughout, this is the perfect choice for mystery fans with a silly sense of humor, and the cliff-hanger ending promises more sleuthing on the horizon. Gosier's black-and-white spot illustrations add to the charming atmosphere. A sheer delight." --Booklist, starred review

"Spratt's (the Nanny Piggins series) effortlessly funny narration will keep readers laughing from start to finish." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Quirky, tongue-in-cheek . . . delightfully eccentric . . . A good choice for voracious readers who enjoy a blend of humor and mystery." --School Library Journal

"Spratt begins this new series with a nifty, engaging protagonist who can keep readers laughing and help young geeks feel good about themselves . . . Delightful, highly logical, and well-informed fun." --Kirkus Reviews

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