VIOLET AND THE PEARL OF THE ORIENT by Harriet Whitehorn

Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2015

-”Whitehorn’s debut is pacey and imaginative and Becka Moor’s illustrations a delight.” – Alex O’Connell, The Times books of the Year 2014

Meet fearless and determined super-sleuth, Violet Remy-Robinson (favourite food plain cheese and tomato pizza), her friend Rose (mini rolls and salt and vinegar crisps) and her cat Pudding (short for Sticky Toffee Pudding) in her first adventure tracking down the thief of a precious jewel the Pearl of the Orient. Published in hardback and beautifully illustrated in two colour throughout by very talented newcomer, Becka Moor -Published 28th August 2014 (Simon & Schuster)

“… an adventure brimful of charm, told with brio and a good deal of panache….Young readers of Lauren Child will be very taken with Violet and her world.- Books for Keeps

“..a great heroine, an intriguing story and brilliant use of language.”
“absolutely beautifully published, it’s a gorgeous small hardback.” @Yayeahyeah

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