Authors & Events
Jun 09, 2011
| ISBN 9780142419069
| Middle Grade (8-12)
Apr 20, 2006
| ISBN 9781101127124
| Middle Grade (8-12)
Buy from Other Retailers:
Jun 09, 2011 | ISBN 9780142419069 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Apr 20, 2006 | ISBN 9781101127124 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Super-snobby eleven-year-old Clara Frankofile has all she could possibly want. Her parents are rich, she lives in an apartment with its own roller coaster, and anyone who is anyone in New York City is terrified of her. Each night at her parents’ fashionable restaurant, Pish Posh, Clara watches the celebrity diners, deciding who is important enough to stay and who must be banished. But Clara’s world turns upside down when she discovers a mystery happening right under her nose. With the help of her new friend – a brilliant twelve-year-old jewel thief – Clara begins to look at life differently, and she may just be able to solve this most intriguing case.
Ultra-snobby Clara Frankofile has everything an eleven-year-old girl could want. She’s fabulously wealthy, she lives alone in a penthouse apartment with its own roller coaster, and all of New York City is afraid of her! Each night at the Pish Posh restaurant, she watches the glittery movie actresses and princesses, and decides who is important enough to stay and who she will kick to the sidewalk in disgrace. But Clara’s world is turned upside down when she discovers that a peculiar mystery is happening in the restaurant, right under her upturned nose.With the help of a whip-smart twelveyear- old jewel thief, Clara embarks on a wildly dangerous mission through the streets of New York to solve a 200-hundred-year-old secret.
Ellen Potter is the author of more than ten books, including the bestselling Olivia Kidney series and the award-winning novels Slob, The Kneebone Boy, and The Humming Room. Her most recent series for boys, Otis Dooda: Strange but True, is a Cybils Award nominee…. More about Ellen Potter
“This zany mixture of reality and fantasy…offers many interesting characters for readers to ponder….” —Booklist
Visit other sites in the Penguin Random House Network
Stay in Touch
Start earning points for buying books! Just for joining you’ll get personalized recommendations on your dashboard daily and features only for members.