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Girl Detective: A Friday Barnes Mystery

Written by R. A. Spratt and illustrated by Phil Gosier
Published by Square Fish
Goodreads Rating - 4.3 / 5.0
$7.99
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8-12
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Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl!

When Friday Barnes, girl genius, solves a bank robbery, she uses the reward money to send herself to Highcrest Academy, the most exclusive boarding school in the country—and discovers it’s a hotbed of crime!

Soon she’s investigating everything from disappearing homework to the terrifying Yeti haunting the school swamp. But the biggest mystery yet is Ian Wainscott, the handsomest (and most arrogant) boy in school who inexplicably hates her. Will the homework be found? Can they ever track down the Yeti? And why is Ian out to ruin her?

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Who Wrote Girl Detective: A Friday Barnes Mystery

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R. A. Spratt

R. A. Spratt is an award-winning author with sixteen years of experience writing comedy and children's programs for TV. She's the author of the Nanny Piggins series, which went on to nine bestselling volumes in Australia. She lives in Bowral, Australia, with her husband and two daughters.

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Who Illustrated Girl Detective: A Friday Barnes Mystery

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Phil Gosier

Phil Gosier is an independent art director and designer working in the Washington, DC area. His illustration and design clients include Kellogg’s, the Discovery Channel, Marvel and DC Comics, and Macmillan. He graduated from the University of Maryland and lives in suburban Maryland with his family.

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