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The truth about Verity Sparks / Susan Green.

By: Green, Susan.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Newtown, N.S.W. : Walker Books Australia, 2011Description: 297 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9781921720277.Subject(s): Children's stories | Detective and mystery stories | Australian fiction | Orphans -- Juvenile fiction | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 5-6 | London (England) -- 19th century -- Juvenile fictionDDC classification: A823.3 Summary: Verity Sparks is good at finding lost things, but will she be able to uncover the truth about her own past? Verity Sparks is a thirteen-year-old orphan working as a milliner in Victorian London. But Verity is no ordinary girl - she has an almost perfect memory and possesses the talent of Teleagtivism. She can easily find things that are lost! When Verity is wrongly accused of theft and dismissed from her job, she goes to live with the Plushes - a slightly Bohemian family who run a Confidential Inquiry Agency. Verity helps them solve cases and slowly becomes one of the family. But patches of the truth about her past begin to surface, along with the special talent that Professor Plush is helping her explore.
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Verity Sparks is good at finding lost things, but will she be able to uncover the truth about her own past? Verity Sparks is a thirteen-year-old orphan working as a milliner in Victorian London. But Verity is no ordinary girl - she has an almost perfect memory and possesses the talent of Teleagtivism. She can easily find things that are lost! When Verity is wrongly accused of theft and dismissed from her job, she goes to live with the Plushes - a slightly Bohemian family who run a Confidential Inquiry Agency. Verity helps them solve cases and slowly becomes one of the family. But patches of the truth about her past begin to surface, along with the special talent that Professor Plush is helping her explore.

For primary school age.

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