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The Resource Potkin and Stubbs, Sophie Green ; illustrated by K.J. Mountford

Potkin and Stubbs, Sophie Green ; illustrated by K.J. Mountford

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Potkin and Stubbs
Title
Potkin and Stubbs
Statement of responsibility
Sophie Green ; illustrated by K.J. Mountford
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Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lil Potkin lives in bleak Peligan City. Her mum works in City Hall and is rarely at home, so aspiring journalist Lil has all the time she needs to explore the city in her bright yellow raincoat, investigating unsolved stories. One rainy evening Lil meets a sad-looking boy sitting by himself in the bus station and buys him a hot chocolate. That night Lil wakes to find him in her bedroom. He doesn't want to admit to being a ghost, but when he finally remembers his name (Nedly ... possibly) he explains that he needs Lil's help to find out what happened to him after he disappeared from his orphanage a year ago. So Lil and Nedly - aka Potkin and Stubbs - team up to solve their mystery, and they call in the reluctant help of once-famous detective Abe Mandrel. He agrees to help them with the Stubbs case if they help him find the criminal who escaped justice and cost him his career. Except - Mandrel thinks it's only Lil he's working with. And Lil realises she is the only person in the whole of Peligan City who can see Nedly. Which can come in handy when trying to solve crime
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A brilliant new series bursts onto the scene filled with ghostly goings-on & an unusual investigative duo. Lil Potkin lives in bleak Peligan City. Her mum works in City Hall & is rarely at home, so aspiring journalist Lil has all the time she needs to explore the city in her bright yellow raincoat, investigating unsolved stories. One day at the bus station Lil finds a sad-looking boy sitting by himself and buys him a hot chocolate. That night Lil wakes to find him in her bedroom. He doesn't want to admit to being a ghost, but when he finally remembers his name (Nedly, possibly) he explains that he needs Lil's help to find out what happened to him after he disappeared from his orphanage a year ago. So Lil and Nedly, Potkin and Stubbs, team up to solve their mystery, and they call in the reluctant help of once-famous detective Abe Mandrel. He agrees to help them with the Stubbs case if they help him find the criminal who escaped justice and cost him his career. Except Mandrel thinks it's only Lil he's working with. And Lil realises she is the only person in the whole of Peligan City who can see Nedly. Which can come in handy when trying to solve crime. Funny, atmospheric, spooky the perfect detective story for young readers.
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10775237
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Green, Sophie
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 9+
Literary form
fiction
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Mountford, Karl James
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True
Series statement
Potkin and Stubbs
Series volume
1
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  • Private investigators
  • Child detectives
  • Spirits
  • Criminals
  • Reporters and reporting
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Potkin and Stubbs, Sophie Green ; illustrated by K.J. Mountford
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000065255531
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
375 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848127616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1084396768
Label
Potkin and Stubbs, Sophie Green ; illustrated by K.J. Mountford
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000065255531
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
375 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781848127616
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1084396768

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