The second book in The Trapdoor Mysteries, a series about Tally, a code-breaking, animal-loving servant girl and her best friend, a squirrel named Squill, who solve mysteries with the help of a secret library... Orphan Tally is the servant girl at Mollett Manor - and she's also the Secret Keeper of the magical library hidden beneath a trapdoor, underneath the manor's grounds.
Along with Squill the squirrel, she uses the enchanted books to solve crimes.
So when Lady Mollett's new puppy, Widdles, is kidnapped, Tally and Squill head straight to the library.
But will they be able to catch the dognapper or is it already too late?
4KHJ For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, 5AH Interest age: from c 7 years, YFCF Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFH Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage), YFP Animal stories (Children's / Teenage), YFQ Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)