Spark, MG Leonard ( paperback Sept 2022)
$11.00When Jack rescues a wounded cat, he quickly suspects foul play. Could there be a wildlife criminal on the loose in Briddvale? Jack rushes to investigate, determined to catch the culprit, only to stumble into a deepening mystery and a sinister criminal plot.
Can Jack and The Twitchers stop the villains before it's too late? Praise for Twitch:"Leonard knows her audience and the jeopardy comes in flocks ... Find your nest, curl up and enjoy." The Times, Children's Book of the Week"A twist-laden, thriller-like tale of a bird-mad boy, some bullies and an escaped convict hiding in the nearby woods." Observer"A twisty crime drama as well as a persuasive story about friendship and nature." The Sunday Times"Simply genius." BBC Wildlife Magazine"[A] pacy mystery adventure featuring a birdwatching detective hot on the heels of a dangerous escaped prisoner." iNewspaper"Leonard has crafted an intelligent mystery from unlikely material, with bonus bird facts." Irish Times