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Is part of Friday Barnes R. A. Spratt , 2014 series - author children's fiction (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Girl Detective
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'Imagine if Sherlock Holmes was an eleven-year-old girl!

'When girl detective Friday Barnes solves a bank robbery, she uses the reward money to send herself to the most exclusive boarding school in the country, Highcrest Academy.

'On arrival Friday is shocked to discover that the respectable school is actually a hotbed of crime. She's soon investigating everything from disappearing homework to the Yeti running around the school swamp. That's when she's not dealing with her own problem – Ian Wainscott, the handsomest boy in school, who inexplicably hates Friday and loves nasty pranks.

'Can Friday solve Highcrest Academy's many strange mysteries, including the biggest mystery of all – what's the point of high school?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House , 2014 .
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      Extent: 256p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published January 19th 2016
      ISBN: 9781742759623
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 2019 .
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      Extent: 256p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 7th May 2019
      ISBN: 9781760890735
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
      :
      Roaring Brook Press ,
      2016 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published April 2016.
      ISBN: 9781626722972

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  • Also dyslexic edition
  • Also braille.
  • Also large print.

Works about this Work

Review : Friday Barnes Girl Detective Chloe Mauger , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 29 no. 3 2014; (p. 38)

— Review of Girl Detective R. A. Spratt , 2014 single work children's fiction
Review : Friday Barnes Girl Detective Chloe Mauger , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , July vol. 29 no. 3 2014; (p. 38)

— Review of Girl Detective R. A. Spratt , 2014 single work children's fiction
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