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Four more books for 2013!
The Mystery of the King's Ransom
The Mystery of the Black Salamander
The Mystery of the Secret Room
The Mystery of the Phantom Lights
The Mystery of the Whistling Caves
When Scott and Jack Carter have to stay with their great aunt for the summer they steel themselves for the most boring holiday ever. But then they meet Emily Wild and her loveable dog, Drift. Emily shows them the lighthouse, the castle - and the amazing whistling caves. Legend has it that when the caves stop whistling the castle will be attacked - and that's exactly what happens!
The Mystery of The Midnight Ghost
When Scott , Jack and Emily hear that a film is being made at the nearby manor house they can't resist going to watch. But when the glamorous star of the film vanishes the friends must find out if she has fallen foul of the legendary ghost that haunts the old house . . .
I've been teaching Drift some new commands we can use in our investigations!
New recruit to Drift's canine division
Read the first chapter of The Kings Ransom here!
The Operation Diamond competition is now closed.
Congratulations to the winner who was
Rosie Armitage of Bedford
You can still play the competition for fun here!
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Interview with Leo Hartas
If you’ve read the Adventure Island books, you’ve no doubt admired the brilliant line drawings at the start of every chapter. They are all drawn by top illustrator, Leo Hartas.
Year Six pupils at Holywell Primary School in Cambridgeshire had some great questions for Leo.
Read on to find out how Leo became an illustrator and what the life of an illustrator is like...
for the Saxon shield
The thief has stolen another Saxon shield and hidden it somewhere on this website. The question is where!
Can you help Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift to find it?
When you find the shield click on it to reveal the hidden information.