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The Very Merry Murder Club (Hardback)
  • The Very Merry Murder Club (Hardback)

The Very Merry Murder Club (Hardback)

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Hardback 432 Pages
Published: 28/10/2021
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Waterstones Says

Brimming with festive villainy, this joyous and unputdownable collection of Christmassy crime stories for young readers boasts contributions from the likes of Robin Stevens, Elle McNicoll and Nizrana Farook.

A wintery middle grade mystery collection of short stories by thirteen of the most exciting and diverse authors in children's books today!

Co-edited by Serena Patel, the award-winning author of the Anisha: Accidental Detective series and by Robin Stevens, author of the bestselling Murder Most Unladylike series.

Sleuthing through the snow, on a merry mysterious day, in disguise we go, investigating all the way...

This gorgeous Christmas hardback gift of a collection brings together thirteen of the bestselling, award-winning and exciting debut authors: Abiola Bello, Annabelle Sami, Benjamin Dean, E.L. Norry, Elle McNicoll, Dominique Valente, Joanna Williams, Maisie Chan, Nizrana Farook, Patrice Lawrence, Roopa Farooki, Serena Patel and Sharna Jackson.

With stunning illustrations by Harry Woodgate.

Join them as part of the Very Merry Murder Club as they lead you on a snow-covered wintery journey of Christmassy crimes, festive foul play and murderously magnificent mysteries!

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9780755503681
Number of pages: 432
Weight: 550 g
Dimensions: 222 x 141 x 37 mm


‘Funny, surprising, creepy and chilling. There’s something for everyone here. This book is a real treat.’ The Week Junior, Book of the Week

‘Each story will keep readers glued to the edge of their seat!’ – The Scotsman

‘The Very Merry Murder Club is a brilliant new anthology, featuring short stories from a range of top authors!’– Booktrust

“Perfect for any budding detective’ – Shout

‘Full of fast-paced plots, delightfully evil villains and whip-smart protagonists, The Very Merry Murder Club will enthrall fans of mystery and those new to the genre. To top it off, the collection is beautifully illustrated by Harry Woodgate, with a charming illustration accompanying each story plus an absolutely stunning wraparound winter scene on the hardback cover, which cleverly incorporates an element from every story in the book.’ – Scottish Booktrust

‘An impressive line up of some of the most exciting and diverse authors in children’s books’ – Fiona Noble, One to Watch, The Bookseller

‘Fast-paced and funny’ – The Echo

Named Children’s Book of the Week by the Ely Standard

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“A fabulous selection of short crime stories for young readers”

Having finished my class read just short of October half term, I found myself torn between wanting to start my new choice of book, and leaving a big gap over the break; not reading to my class at all; or sharing a... More

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“Great Short Stories”

Well with so many fantastic featured authors and the brilliant hardback edition it was too hard to resist buying this!
So before you read the book, remove the dust jacket and admire the beauty of the actual hardback... More

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“A fun Holiday read.”

I picked this little gem up in the end of year sales and was not disappointed. Firstly the cover is great but take off the dust jacket and be AMAZED, the hardcover is so beautiful it's a shame to cover it up.... More

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