A Mystery at the Incredible Hotel by Kate Davies ISBN:9780711264243

Mystery at the Incredible Hotel by Kate Davies

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In this follow up to Incredible Hotel, a crime disrupts the hotels prestigious baking competition. But will detective Matilda be able to solve the case? The Delaunay baking competition is coming up. It is taking place at the Incredible Hotel and will judged by guest of honour, the Duchess of Delaunay. Stefan has perfected his Gingerbread castle recipe but on the morning of the event… the recipe is nowhere to be found. Luckily, the best detective in Delaunay is on hand – Stefan’s best friend, Matilda. Who can the thief be?! Everyone has their theory and the Duchess is ready to point the finger at a baking saboteur. Just in time, Matilda discovers the recipe has been snatched by the Duchesses dog, who has used it to make a cosy nest for a suprise litter of puppies. All is forgiven and the competition resumes. Stefan wins the prize and Matilda gets the respect she deserves from the very patronising local police department. This stunning, beautifully illustrated and nostalgic picture book is a follow up toIncredible Hotel, from exceptionally talented author Kate Davies and the award-winning illustrator Isabelle Follath. It visits the same unique hotel, depicted in characterful illustrations and described with whimsical and charming text.

A Mystery at the Incredible Hotel tells the charming story of aspiring detective Matilda, who goes on the hunt for the thief who stole her friend Stefans precious baking recipe ahead of the grand hotels prestigious baking competition.

About the Author: Kate Davies was born and brought up in north-west London, UK. She studied English at Oxford University before becoming a writer and editor of children’s books. She also writes comedy scripts and is the author of the best-selling novel for adults, In At the Deep End, which published in 2019. Kate lives in east London with her wife. Isabelle Follath lives in Zurich, Switzerland with her husband, her daughter and her dog. She has been working as a freelance illustrator for advertising agencies, magazines and publishers for over 15 years, but Joy is her first picture book for children. Her work mainly uses ink, pencils and watercolour, alongside digital techniques.

07 Sep 2023

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Picture books

Readership Level

Children / Juvenile




Isabelle Follath

Publication Date

07 Sep 2023

A Mystery at the Incredible Hotel by Kate Davies ISBN 9780711264243

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