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Children's Book of the Month

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 With a one-of-a-kind mystery, a brilliant trio of protagonists, and an action-filled story, Looking for Emily is the unmissable middle grade debut of 2022.

Looking for Emily - Fiona Longmuir

A hugely gripping, fast-paced mystery adventure, with brilliant twists and turns, from a fresh and exciting new voice in children's books. When twelve-year-old Lily moves to the sleepy seaside town of Edge, she's sure that nothing exciting is ever going to happen to her again.

But when she stumbles upon a secret museum hidden in the middle of town, she realises that there might be more to her new home than meets the eye. The Museum of Emily is filled with the belongings of one seemingly ordinary girl - a girl who, many years ago, disappeared from the town without a trace.

With the help of her new friends Sam and Jay, Lily is determined to solve the mystery and find out who Emily was, why she disappeared and who has created the strange, hidden museum.

With a one-of-a-kind mystery, a brilliant trio of protagonists, and an action-filled story. Looking for Emily is the unmissable middle grade debut of 2022.

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Meet the Author

Fiona Longmuir

Fiona Longmuir was born in Paisley, Scotland. Shortly after, she picked up a pencil and never really put it back down. She writes stories about stubborn, oddball kids, having had a lot of personal experience in this area. Fiona now lives in the Irish countryside with her brilliant partner.

Longmuir commented: “I've been telling stories my whole life and I could not be more excited to be telling this one with Nosy Crow. This book contains all of my favourite things: a mystery, the seaside, copious amounts of chips, an unreasonably large library. It has my whole heart and it's been such a total joy to work on it with Nosy Crow, who not only accepted but delighted in all its oddities. I've been dreaming of this since I was a little kid and now that it's here, it's everything I hoped it would be.”