Flash Harriet has a problem. The ostrich eggs at a nearby farm are being stolen. Without them her father can't do his famous musical performance, and the farm will have to be sold. Who's stealing the eggs, and why do they want them?
* Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction.
* Text type: A mystery story
* Curriculum links: Citizenship
Karen Wallace writes books for children from five to fifteen years old. She also writes scripts for children's television and natural history programmes. She has written many natural history books for children, like THINK OF AN EEL, which won awards on both sides of the Atlantic, IMAGINE YOU ARE A TIGER, and I AM A TYRANNOSAURUS REX. Her first novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTZE, was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize.