The Case of the Stolen Sixpence (Hardcover)
The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins Book 1
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780544339286, 176pp.
Publication Date: September 2, 2014
About the Author
HOLLY WEBB is a former children's book editor who has authored over ninety books for children published in the UK. Besides Maisie Hitchins, other series that have crossed the pond include My Naughty Little Puppy, the Rose books, the Lily books, and Animal Magic. Webb lives in Berkshire, England, with her husband, three boys, and Milly, her cat. Visit her website at www.holly-webb.com.
MARION LINDSAY is an illustrator of picture books and novels for children whose work has been published in nine countries. She studied at Cambridge School of Art, graduating in 2010 with a masters degree in children's book illustration. She lives in the United Kingdom.
Praise For The Case of the Stolen Sixpence: The Mysteries of Maisie Hitchins Book 1…
"Readers will eagerly await this spunky, saucy new amateur detective's next caper."
"Emerging chapter book readers who enjoy mystery and historical fiction will find much to like here."
—School Library Journal
"Lindsay's humorous b&w line drawings are in step with the light atmosphere Webb creates as she lays the groundwork for future cases."
"Mystery-loving kids who have moved beyond Cam Jansen and kids who prefer their historical fiction on the light side may find Maisie's escapades to their liking."