THE TREASURE OF MAD DOC MAGEE
Junior Library Guild Selection! Available for pre-order on Amazon and HarperCollins and from Australasian retailers (e.g. Wheelers Books; Dymocks; Booktopia) via international shipping. Scheduled publication date: August 21, 2018.
“Peppered with colorful phrases and puzzles, this wild adventure will captivate readers from its humorous opening scene until its breathless climax involving a mountainside holdup and a surprising savior.” School Library Journal
In the spirit of Indiana Jones and Pale Fire comes a treasure hunt like no other!
When a mysterious skeleton map is discovered in a Gold Rush town, it’s up to a pair of sharp-witted girls to decipher the clues and uncover their fortunes. An excellent choice for kids who love Sherlock Holmes and word puzzles. Suitable for ages 8-12.
THE MECHANICAL MIND OF JOHN COGGIN
☆ “A sly, side-splitting hoot from start to finish.” Kirkus Starred Review.
“Adventures, high stakes, and risks propel this debut novel forward at a breakneck pace. Eccentric characters, mean guardians, and improbable situations, many involving poop, will appeal to middle-grade readers.” Booklist
At the age of 11, John Coggin is a thwarted inventor and expert coffin maker. When his horrible Great Aunt Beauregard decides that his sister Page should work for Coggin Family Coffins, John takes matters into his own hands. Accompanied by an accident-prone acrobat named Boz, the two siblings embark on a series of explosive adventures. Suitable for ages 8-12.
THE DOLL’S HEAD
Self-published. Out of print.
The Doll’s Head is a middle grade novel for girls spanning over 100 years on the New England coast.
In a sleepy seaside village, a 12-year-old girl named Paulie finds a doll’s head buried in the muck of a cove. With the help of her eccentric Cousin Nan, Paulie sets out to solve the mystery of its origins.