The Secret Starling

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The Secret Starling
Written by Judith Eagle
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781536230307
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The Secret Starling

author: Judith Eagle
illustrator: Jo Rioux

Clara Starling lives a life of dull rules, deadly routine, and flavorless meals under her cold uncle’s strict regime—until the day Uncle disappears, leaving Clara alone in his old mansion. When streetwise orphan Peter and his rescue cat arrive unexpectedly, the children seize the chance to live by their own rules. But when the pair’s wild romps through the halls of Braithwaite Manor reveal a single worn ballet slipper, they are hurled into a mystery that will lead to London’s glittering Royal Opera House and the unraveling of twisted Starling family secrets of poison, passion, and murder. Diabolical villains, plucky orphans, and glamorous ballet stars populate this absorbing adventure with a classic feel.

“Ballet intrigue and a neglected manor in the wild Yorkshire moors take center stage in a tale of who am I and whodunit.” —Kirkus Reviews
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536230308 /  9781536230307
on sale date:
12/2024
type/format:
Middle Grade Fiction / Paperback
age range:
10 yrs - 14 yrs
# of pages/size:
256 / 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"
grade range:
Grade 5 - Grade 9
 
subjects:
Family; Girls & Women; Mysteries & Detective Stories;
author’s comments:
Judith Eagle’s career thus far has included stints as a stylist, fashion editor, and features writer. She currently works as a librarian and library assistant. The Secret Starling is her first book. Judith Eagle lives in London.
 
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