Elen Caldecott writes brilliant contemporary adventure stories for pre-teen kids that really show the issues faced by modern children. Her latest book, The Mystery of Wickworth Manor, is an exciting, action-packed and funny book that explores the history of the slave trade. To thank all of Elen's fans, Bloomsbury has a great competition going on called Elen's Awesome Adventures. To win lots of awesome stuff, such as signed books and an iPod Touch, get creative this summer and follow this link now! Have loads of fun too, of course!
Ooh, and check out Elen's Website, Facebook Page and Twitter! And read the blurb of Elen's latest book...
Synopsis From Goodreads:
When Paige and Curtis, two kids who are forced together during a school trip, discover a hidden painting, they are determined to find out who the Wickworth Boy really is and the real story behind the painting. Swept up in a rollercoaster of an adventure, an unlikely friendship develops between them, and soon they are working together to expose the truth. Could the boy in the painting really be the ghost who haunts the manor? Or will they find the truth is even more surprising?
Ooh, and if I'm not mistaken, on Goodreads, there's a giveaway to win the book, so definitely check that out!