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  • Published: 1 February 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742752150
  • Imprint: RHA eBooks Child
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

Bureau Of Mysteries




Strange things happen in Little Obscurity - but the Bureau of Mysteries is always there to investigate.

Strange things happen in Little Obscurity - but the Bureau of Mysteries is always there to investigate.

In the bustling city of Little Obscurity, George Feather lives a fairly uneventful life. That is, until he falls down a chimney and discovers the Bureau of Mysteries, an eccentric group of investigators and codebreakers who live in between the floors of the Brass Castle Hotel. After learning that evil Clockwork Octopus Society are planning to wreak havoc on Little Obscurity, George is quickly recruited to help track the villains down. Along with his partner, Imp, George follows the trails of evidence and cracks the codes that each of their suspects leave behind.

Chased by swarms of mechanical insects, overcome by horrible smells and trapped in train tunnels, George and Imp have a gigantic task ahead of them. Will they be able to solve all of the cryptic clues in time to save the city?

  • Published: 1 February 2012
  • ISBN: 9781742752150
  • Imprint: RHA eBooks Child
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 288

About the authors

H.J. Harper

H.J. Harper is a children's author who lives in Melbourne. By day she works in a bookstore, spruiking her favourite wares; by night she writes stories about zombies, movie stars, ninjas and robots. H.J. Harper is the author of the Star League series and Bureau of Mysteries series.

Nahum Ziersch

Nahum Ziersch was born and raised in the Clare Valley in South Australia. From a very young age he knew he wanted to draw for a living, surrounded by very artistic parents who encouraged and nurtured his passion. As a kid he would watch Astro Boy and stacks of other cartoons in his PJs, devour comics and draw his own imaginative worlds and characters. Nahum works as a freelance illustrator in Adelaide. While his main areas of work include editorial, advertising and educational illustrations, he still has a mad passion for creating quirky and expressive characters.

Praise for Bureau Of Mysteries

Bureau of Mysteries combines jeopardy, narrow escapes, humour, plot twists and buckets of imagination in a rollicking ride that never seems to pause for breath. Highly recommended for ages 8 to 12 years.

David Witt, Sydney's Child

This book is a little like James Bond meets Oliver Twist. It has the added attraction of coded messages that need to be deciphered, allowing a genuine interaction with the story and exposing young readers to Morse, Cuckoo, Hex and Parrot codes (to name but a few).

Evie Marshall, Bookseller+Publisher

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