From the best-selling author Tracey Corderoy ( The Grunt and The Grouch and Whiz, Pop, Granny Stop ) come The Crumbs, a most unusual family! Follow the fabulously funny adventures of Martha, Otto and Scarlett Crumb, their Aunt Beastly and her pet boar Basil, as they battle baddies and conquer monsters.
Otto, Martha and Scarlett Crumb are three most unusual children. With their dad, Henrig, busy inventing a special case to protect the Golden Elephant of Heera, they're expecting to look after themselves over the summer. Yet suddenly Henrig's long-lost sister turns up - and she's beastly! The children think things can't get any worse ... but then the Unstoppables, a notorious gang of robbers, set their sights on Henrig's special case, and it seems they'll stop at nothing to get their hands on it... Winner of the Hounslow Junior Fiction Award 2014
This is Book 1 in the A Sprinkling of Crumbs Series. See all A Sprinkling of Crumbs books here.
Ali Pye had wanted to be an illustrator ever since she was little, and used to draw stories and stick the pages together to make little books. But it took her a few years and a stint as a copy editor to start drawing professionally. She graduated from the Kingston MA in Illustration in 2010 and is now a full-time illustrator.More about Ali Pye