Frankie Dupont And The Mystery Of Enderby Manor (Frankie Dupont Mysteries Book 1)

Mystery & Thrillers, Middle Grade, Children's Books

By Julie Grasso

Publisher : Julie Anne Grasso

ABOUT Julie Grasso

Julie Grasso
With a background in paediatric nursing, Julie Anne Grasso spent many years literally wrapping children in cotton wool. Every day she witnessed great courage and resilience from the tiny people she cared for, which inspired her to write stories about a little girl elf just like them. She l More...



When his cousin Kat disappears from Enderby Manor, Frankie Dupont jumps on the scene, only to find bumbling Inspector Cluesome beat him to it. Cluesome thinks Kat simply wandered off. Frankie isn’t buying it.

He follows the evidence to conniving concierge, a six fingered chef, a talking parrot, and a shifty dwarf. Quite frankly, none of them are making any sense until Frankie discovers, Kat’s time is running out.

An exciting new illustrated mystery series for ages 7-10.

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I loved the idea of writing a book set in a creepy and mysterious manor, with a 10 year old wanna be private investigator, who uses hand-me-down technology from his dad's PI business. Add in some colourful characters who seem to all be a little lenient on telling the truth and you have one wacky mystery that only Frankie Dupont can solve.

Winner of the Wishing Shelf Independent Silver award for ages 9-12 2014


Review for Readers Favorite by Mamta Madhaven

In a perfect mystery story for children, Frankie's investigation and Kat's disappearance make for an exciting and engaging read for children. The simple theme, endearing characters and the interesting happenings create a heart-warming mystery that will keep kids glued to the story. The illustrations in the book give the characters a personality and help in giving life and movement to the scenes.  A great mystery story for kids. 5 Stars