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The Case of the Missing Moonstone

(2015)
(The first book in the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency series)
A novel by

 
 
Eleven-year-old math prodigy Ada Lovelace, daughter of the famous and infamous poet Lord Byron, is a genius. Isolated, awkward and socially inept - but a genius. Mary Godwin, age 14, daughter of radical philosopher William Godwin and feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft, is a romantic. It has been arranged for Mary and Ada to be tutored by the young man who calls himself Percy B. Snagsby, a nervous fellow who may or may not be a spy. Every day, Mary rides to the Byron estate in a carriage accompanied by Charles, a stowaway boy she is supposed to pretend isn't really there and who all the while keeps his nose in a book.

As the two girls become fast friends, their irrepressible curiosity leads to the formation of the secretive Wollstonecraft Detective Agency. Their first case involves a stolen pendant, a false confession, and an array of fishy suspects - but these are no match for the deductive powers and bold hearts of Ada and Mary.

Playful historical references and witticisms abound in this comic romp featuring Newgate Prison, a renegade hot-air balloon ride across the rooftops of London, and word-play worthy of the literary characters who inhabit the story. The Case of the Missing Moonstone is funny and fanciful middle-grade fiction that is guaranteed to delight readers of all ages.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

January 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Case of the Missing Moonstone: The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
ISBN: 0-85755-147-7 / 978-0-85755-147-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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January 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Case of the Missing Moonstone (The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, Book 1)
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
ISBN: 0-385-75440-X / 978-0-385-75440-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
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January 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Case of the Missing Moonstone (The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, Book 1)
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
ISBN: 0-385-75441-8 / 978-0-385-75441-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

February 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Case of the Missing Moonstone
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
ISBN: 0-440-87116-6 / 978-0-440-87116-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Childrens
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January 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Case of the Missing Moonstone (The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, Book 1)
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
ISBN: 0-385-75443-4 / 978-0-385-75443-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Yearling
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Audio Editions

January 2015 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Case of the Missing Moonstone (Wollstonecraft Detective Agency)
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
ISBN: 1-62231-424-7 / 978-1-62231-424-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: HighBridge Audio
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January 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Case of the Missing Moonstone
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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January 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Case of the Missing Moonstone
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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January 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Case of the Missing Moonstone
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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January 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Case of the Missing Moonstone
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

January 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Case of the Missing Moonstone: The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
Publisher: RHCP Digital
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January 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Case of the Missing Moonstone (The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency, Book 1) (The Wollstonecraft Detective Agency Series)
Author(s): Jordan Stratford
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA