Author Ailsa Wild
Modern Family meets Harriet the Spy in this hilariously fun mystery series! Sita ‘Squishy’ Taylor is a cheeky, sneaky 11-year-old who lives with her dad and step-family in a very crowded apartment. Luckily for Squishy, their building is huge – and there’s always plenty of mysteries to investigate! Like…How can summer be fun if you don’t go to the beach? Why is rainbow cake so delicious? What kind of scientist wears red sneakers? Who would try to smuggle rare birds? A hilarious junior fiction book series from Australian author Ailsa Wild about solving mysteries, blending families and leaping to conclusions quicker than a ninja-gazelle! Australian superstar Squishy Taylor is a curious, likeable and instantly relatable hero for ALL kids aged 6 and up. She’s part of a blended family – a new kind of normal for so many kids, whether it’s a Modern Family or more of a Brady Bunch. Between nightly Skype-chats with her mum (who lives in Geneva), dealing with a noisy baby at home, sharing a room with her two new ‘bonus sisters’, and getting to know her new stepmum, there’s always a new challenge or exciting mystery to solve
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Ailsa Wild is an acrobat, whip cracker and teaching artist who wants to run away from the circus to become a writer. Ben Wood has been illustrating kid’s books for over a decade and has worked with many Australian authors, including the likes of Margaret Wild.