Adventures on Trains #1: The Highland Falcon Thief by M. G. Leonard (author) and Sam Sedgman (author) (UK edition)

The Highland Falcon Thief

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Winner of the Book of the Year, Children’s Fiction at The British Book Awards Winner of the Books are My Bag Readers Award, Children’s Fiction Shortlisted for the FCBG Children’s Book Award

Adventures on Trains is a major mystery series for young readers, from bestselling authors M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman. Beautifully illustrated by Elisa Paganelli.

First stop is The Highland Falcon Thief, a breathless train journey full of deceptions, puzzles and clues to solve.

Harrison Beck and his Uncle Nat are enjoying the final journey of the Highland Falcon, Britain’s most famous steam train. But when a precious jewel goes missing, Harrison and his new friend Lenny find themselves at the centre of the investigation. Can they solve the mystery and catch the culprit before they reach the end of the line?

Hear whispers in the dining car, find notes in the library and unknown passengers among the luggage, as you help Harrison solve the mystery aboard one of the world’s grandest trains.

The Highland Falcon Thief can be read as a stand-alone novel, or enjoyed as part of the Adventures on Trains series. Join Hal and Uncle Nat on the next stops in this thrilling series, Kidnap on the California Comet and Murder on the Safari Star.

Praise for the Series:

‘Like Murder on the Orient Express but better!’ – Frank Cottrell-Boyce on The Highland Falcon Thief

‘A thrilling and hugely entertaining adventure story’ – David Walliams on The Highland Falcon Thief

‘A first class choo-choo-dunnit!’ – David Solomons on Kidnap on the California Comet

‘A high-speed train journey worth catching . . .The best yet’ – The Times on Murder on the Safari Star

‘This series just gets better and better’ – Maz Evans on Danger at Dead Man’s Pass

Product Details

Catalogue number

2101 in Schools Catalogue 2024–25

Series

Adventures on Trains (book 1)

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9781529013061

Publisher

Macmillan Children's Books

Date published

March 5th, 2020

Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 4.7; Middle years; 8.0 points

Other details

  • 256 pages

Condition

New

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  1. Victoria
    on 17 May 2020

    Best read

    I bought this book for my Niece , she absolutely loved it . She can't stop talking about how good it was and is so excited about the new book being released in September. Brilliant to find a book that children want to read and get so much enjoyment from, this book does exactly that.

    5out of 5

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