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Reading Level: 6 • Interest Level: 5-8
Mystery and Mayhem
Available: NOW AVAILABLE
Author: Poppy Inkwell
Specs: 5” x 7 3/4” • 256 pp • About the Author
HC ed.: 978-1-5383-8479-4 • $19.95 | $14.45
eBook: 978-1-5383-8481-7 • $19.95 | $14.45
Pbk. ed.: 978-1-5383-8480-0 • $12.90 | $10.95
The mysterious disappearance of a friend's precious charm sets sassy and savvy sleuth Alana Oakley on the warpath. But Alana quickly realizes that having Attitude with a capital "A" isn't enough to solve the case. She invokes her savvy self to duel with the military-inspired Coach Kusmuk, dodge the over-exuberant Nurse Cathy, and deal with her impulsive and accident-prone mother, who is one click away from Internet-dating a mass murderer! The biggest mystery of all: What spectacular disaster will her mother have planned for her birthday this year?

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About the Author:
Poppy Inkwell was born in the Philippines in 1970 and immigrated to Australia as a toddler. She spent a year as an exchange student in Japan, and graduated from the University of Sydney with a bachelor’s degree in Asian Studies. She has worked as a radio DJ, an interpreter, and as a public relations manager for rock bands and performance artists. Curious about Islam, she lived and taught in English in Brunei for nearly 15 years before becoming a writer. Poppy lives with her husband and two of her five children. She has sky-dived once.