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The Vanishing at the Very Small Castle (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #2)

Paperback / softback

Main Details

Title The Vanishing at the Very Small Castle (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #2)
Authors and Contributors      By (author) Jackie French
SeriesThe Butter O'Bryan Mysteries
Series part Volume No. 02
Physical Properties
Format:Paperback / softback
Dimensions(mm): Height 200,Width 130
Category/GenreApril Childrens Books
April Childrens - Fiction
ISBN/Barcode 9781460757734
Children / Juvenile

Publishing Details

Publisher HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Publication Date 7 April 2021
Publication Country Australia


It's 1932, the height of the Depression, and Butter O'Bryan and his friends have another mystery to solve. The Very Small Castle is home to Butter O'Bryan, his father, three aunts, friends Gil, Olive and Tish, and their dog, Woofer. But now there's also a monster at the castle! When glamorous film actress Delilah Divine vanishes in the middle of filming on Howlers Beach, the police suspect her co-star who plays the movie's villainous monster ... But soon more strange disappearances begin to occur, leaving the police baffled. It's up to Butter to solve the mystery of the vanishing film star, but can he crack the case before it's too late?

Author Biography

Jackie French AM is an award-winning writer, wombat negotiator, the 2014-2015 Australian Children's Laureate and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. In 2016 Jackie became a Member of the Order of Australia for her contribution to children's literature and her advocacy for youth literacy. She is regarded as one of Australia's most popular children's authors and writes across all genres - from picture books, history, fantasy, ecology and sci-fi to her much loved historical fiction for a variety of age groups. 'Share a Story' was the primary philosophy behind Jackie's two-year term as Laureate.