The Song of the Winns
The Spies of Gerander
By Frances Watts
(Running Press Kids, Hardcover, 9780762446582, 336pp.)
Publication Date: April 2013
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A triplet of mice go undercover as spies in search of their parents with their friend Tibby Rose.
Frances Watts is an Australian children's book author. She is the winner of the Children's Book Council of Australia's Eve Pownall Award for her book Parsley Rabbit's Book About Books. She lives in Sydney, Australia.
David Francis began his career as an exhibiting artist, and his works are held in many collections. He illustrated the Australian CBC Honor Book Ten Little Known Facts About Hippopotamuses and collaborated with author Margaret Wild to create the much-loved Morris the Reinbear. He lives in Sydney, Australia.
Praise for The Song of the Winns, Book 1: The Secret of the Ginger Mice:
"A winning adventure in the mouse-story genre . . . Watts effectively infuses these alternating twin journeys with suspense."Publishers Weekly
"Fast-moving action . . . These latest mouse heroes promise more ripping, gripping mystery and adventure."Kirkus Reviews
"Nicely sets the stage for book two."Booklist