The Mystery in the Garden by Carol Ann Martin | Hardie Grant Publishing

The Mystery in the Garden Wodge and Friends #1

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There was a wild and secret place at the bottom of Miss Heatherbell’s garden.
It had been forgotten for years until we found it.


Nancy and Dom’s photographer father is going to the Antarctic to hang out with seals. Nancy and Dom are not. They’re going to stay with the eccentric Miss Heatherbell and her hordes of free-range guinea pigs, which doesn’t seem quite as exciting as meeting an elephant seal named Brian. But Miss Heatherbell’s house is large and mysterious, full of surprising rooms and odd objects. And it looks like something is hiding at the bottom of her enormous, overgrown garden …
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ISBN:

9781760505646

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

192

Dimensions:

19cm x 12cm

RRP:

$14.99

Category:

Middle-grade Fiction

Series:

Wodge and Friends

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Children's Publishing

Published:

02 June 2021

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Carol Ann Martin

Carol Ann Martin has worked as an author and editor for more than 35 years. She writes picture books, junior fiction and young adult fiction, and several of her books have been recognised by The Children’s Book Council of Australia as Notable titles. Her books include the Dulcie and Dud series, Once There Were Mermaids, Tansy Magill, Heart and Soul and many titles in the Cocky’s Circle

ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATOR

Sam Caldwell

Sam Caldwell has a particular talent for illustrating the world’s strangest and most fascinating creatures. He grew up in the north of England and now lives in Glasgow, Scotland, where he works as an illustrator and designer. Sam studied painting at the Edinburgh College of Art and is passionate about using texture and colour to tell stories with his art. His illustrations are regularly featured in magazines and newspapers,