Audience:Children: Age (years) 10, Grade (US) 5
Dimensions:8.5in x 5.75 x 1.17 in | 1.03 lb
Page Count:368 pages
Illustrations:B&W SPOTS THROUGHOUT
AGATHA CHRISTIE: The inspiration for Aggie Morton is the world’s bestselling author (after Shakespeare).
FOURTH, AND LAST, IN THE SERIES: The first Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen book earned accolades from Gregory Maguire, Kristin Cashore, Rebecca Stead, Shelf Awareness, Publishers Weekly and Horn Book Magazine, among others.
JLG LOVE FOR PREVIOUS TWO BOOKS: The first two books in this series have both been given the JLG Gold Standard stamp of approval.
STRONG FEMALE CHARACTER: Aggie is smart, shy and considered a little “weird” by the other girls she knows, but she’s never ashamed to be herself.
AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR: Marthe Jocelyn has won many awards for her books, including the The Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People, for her body of work.
SUPERB CAST OF CHARACTERS: A large, diverse cast of unforgettable characters, some inspired by characters in Christie’s books, will have readers picking favorites.
PITCH-PERFECT ILLUSTRATIONS: Includes a portrait gallery and chapter spots, all beautifully illustrated by Isabelle Follath.
INTERESTING HISTORY: Readers will be transported back in time to 1903 with historical details that inform the story but never intrude.
“[E]nthralling…. [A] good collection of information always goes down better with a good story to hang it on! The Seaside Corpse has both elements in spades, making a winning combination.” —CM Reviews
“Jocelyn is funny without descending to parody. Her control of language is as precise as the rational methods which Agatha and Hector applying to solving mysteries…. [T]here is plenty of rewarding material here for readers, young and older, who enjoy informed, literate, and inventive fun.” —Imaginary Elevators
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