Elspeth has escaped the clutches of the dastardly Miss Crabb and her sidekick Gladys Goulash and now she's determined to find her parents. After the dim-witted Gladys let slip that they'd been sent to Australia, Elspeth sets off on their trail, with the help of her best friend Rory and his snooty butler, Mr Tunnock. But Elspeth needs her wits about her as she ventures through the rainforest - there's something whiffy in the air. Could it be that Elspeth hasn't seen the last of her enemies?
A fast-paced and funny story from a fresh new voice in children's fiction, Elspeth Hart's quirky adventures will delight fans of David Walliams, Lemony Snicket and Roald Dahl.
This is Book 3 in the Elspeth Hart Series. See all Elspeth Hart books here.
Sarah Forbes was born in Aberdeen and currently lives in Edinburgh. She used to work on magazines, interviewing pop stars for a living, but now she works as an editor, helping other writers to create their own stories.
James Brown filled in an important careers questionnaire when he was 13 and it told him he was definitely going to be a teacher and an illus
James studied English Literature at Sheffield University and Stockholm University and has an M.Litt in Creative Writing from St Andrews University. James is one of five illustrators to win the SCBWI's Undiscovered Voices 2014 competition. Follow James on Twitter @jb_illustrates.More about James Brown