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The Ten Riddles of Eartha Quicksmith

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When puzzle-loving Kip Bramley receives a cryptic invitation, delivered by a beetle-shaped drone that appears to be breathing, he has no idea that his world is about to change forever.
Very soon he finds himself at Quicksmiths College of Strange Energy, hunting for riddles set 400 years earlier by a mysterious genius. But this isn't any ordinary treasure hunt: as the clock counts down, Kip will need all the help he can get from his loyal new friends and his faithful pet flying squirrel, Pinky. With danger mounting it seems much more is at stake for Kip and his family than he could ever have imagined.

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This is Book 1 in the Quicksmiths Series. See all Quicksmiths books here.

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‘Someone’s watching me.’ Kip looked down from his favourite hideout halfway up the Chess Nut Tree. A couple of Saturday joggers and dog walkers went by, but they all had their eyes on the ground.

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  • ‘A mind-blowing, puzzle-packed, epic adventure!’ Kieran Larwood, Author of The Five Realms series ‘An incredibly inventive, fabulously funny book stuffed with likeable characters and a plot that will keep you guessing until the very last page. One of the best children’s fantasy books I’ve read so far this year. Do not miss it!’ Dan Walker, Author of The Light Hunters
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