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Tess & The Ashes Catastrophe Book Title

Introducing a new generation of readers to cricket through history, friendship and adventure

Cricket-mad Tess Walker is having the most amazing day at Lord’s Cricket Ground meeting the two Ashes captains, and touring the famous Pavilion, especially as her best friend, Eddie Armstrong is with her. Everything is perfect until The Ashes Urn is stolen, and it’s all Tess’s fault. She and Eddie must follow the clues around Lord’s to find the Urn, catch the thief and clear her name before cricket is ruined forever.Fun-filled cricket mystery set at Lord's where best friends, Tess and Eddie, must race to find the stolen Ashes Urn and save cricket.

Unique Selling Point

Full of cricket jargon and history, Tess & The Ashes Catastrophe celebrates a love of cricket by introducing readers to the game through friendship, adventure, and positive messages. Cricket is one of the fastest growing sports for girls, however there are hardly any middle grade cricket books on the market, let alone ones that combine sports, mystery and adventure - and have a female protagonist! My story is the perfect combination to entice girls and boys whether they already love and play cricket, or are just starting their cricket journey

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Tess & The Ashes Catastrophe Book Cover

It’s the day before The Ashes Test at Lord’s, and The Urn’s been stolen...

Purchasing Details

Category: Children's Fiction

 

Age Range: 8-12 years

 

Pages: 174

 

ISBN: 978-1-7394064-0-0

 

Format: Paperback

 

Price: £7.99

 

Available to buy from IngramSpark & Amazon

 

Released: 29th May 2023

 

Book title: Tess & The Ashes Catastrophe

 

By Jenni Douglass

 

Cover and Illustrations by David Shephard

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TESS & SABOTAGE 
AT THE SCG

The second book in the Cricket Mystery Series; an exciting blend of sports, mystery, and adventure

After stopping cricket’s greatest catastrophe and recovering the stolen Ashes Urn, Cricket Detective, Tess Walker uncovers an elaborate sabotage plot during the Women's T20 competition. As she races to clear her cousin’s name, Tess and her best friend Eddie must use all their skills to crack the secret code and bring the mastermind to justice.

Unique Selling Point

Tess & Sabotage at the SCG is the thrilling second instalment in the Cricket Mystery series. With cricket being one of the fastest growing sports for girls this series fills a gap in the market for books which combine sports and mysteries, and have a female protagonist. Celebrating a love of cricket through friendship, adventure, and positive messages, this series is the perfect blend to entice girls and boys whether they are seasoned cricketers or just starting their cricket journey.

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TESS & EDDIE BOOK 2 COVER

COMING 2025

A thrilling tale of sabotage and mystery during the Women’s T20 competition at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground

Purchasing Details

Category: Children's Fiction

 

Age Range: 8-12 years

 

Pages: TBC

 

ISBN: TBC

Format: Paperback

 

Price: £7.99

 

Available to buy from IngramSpark & Amazon

 

Release Date: 2025

 

Book title: Tess & Sabotage at the SCG

 

By Jenni Douglass

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