Jane Pinny has been sent to a Victorian country house to learn how to become a chambermaid. It's hard work and it's made even more difficult when a valuable jewel necklace goes missing and suspicion falls on the wrong person.
With engaging characters and compelling plot, children can learn all about life in a Victorian country house with plenty of laughs along the way.
About the author: Philip Ardagh is the Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning author of The Grunts. He is probably best known for his Grubtown Tales, but he is author of over 100 books. He is a 'regular irregular' reviewer of children's books for The Guardian, and is currently developing a series for television. Philip Ardagh is two metres tall with a ridiculously big, bushy beard and size sixteen feet, making him an instantly recognisable figure at literary festivals around the world.
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