Peril en Pointe - Swan House Ballet School Mystery (Paperback)Helen Lipscombe (author)
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Ballet Shoes meets Murder Most Unladylike
in this fresh and funny spy story!
'An exciting story, pacily written and with some well portrayed
characters who will appeal to readers.' PARENTS
'An intriguing mix of boarding school, ballet and espionage
fiction.' SUNDAY EXPRESS
Milly yearns to dance like her ballerina mum - but during the
biggest performance of her life, she messes up and her mum disappears.
Six months on, Milly receives an unexpected invitation to join
the Swan House School of Ballet. Thrilled, Milly accepts, only to
find that Swan House is no ordinary ballet school; it's a ballet
school for spies.
Can her new skills help her discover the truth about her mother's
A funny, thrilling debut novel for middle-grade readers
by a fresh new voice in children's fiction: Ballet School
meets Murder Most Unladylike with a fun, contemporary
Milly is a relatable, embattled hero whose quest for
her mother is mirrored by a growing confidence and ability to pursue
A fantastic ensemble cast and plenty of intrigue and
twists makes this a real page-turner.
Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 20 mm
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“Cannot recommend Helen's writing highly enough.”
What a wonderful book this was! I feel in love with Milly and her world. The combination of a ballet school and a spy school is fantastic and I'm sure many young readers will adore this setting. Ultimately, it is... More
“A marvellous mystery!”
Peril en Pointe is a marvellous mystery story, set in a ballet school - and as wonderful as that is, the school is so much more. Milly's mum is missing. Where is she? Has she been taken? Can Milly find her? As... More
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