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Danger & Diamonds (Mystery at Sea #1)

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Phillipa has always loved Agatha Christie mysteries, but it’s not until the new captain’s son and some interesting guests come aboard the cruise ship where she lives (and her parents work), that she finally gets a chance to do some sleuthing of her own.

Hardcover, 160 pages
Published October 12th 2010 by Roaring Brook Press
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Dolly
Nov 08, 2012 Dolly rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: children starting to read longer chapter books
This is an entertaining mystery that is full of intrigue and suspense. It's the first book in the Mystery at Sea series. The collaboration between Elizabeth Levy and Mordicai Gerstein is familiar to us from the Something Queer series and we appreciated the longer story and more complicated plot.

This tale was an entertaining one to read aloud, although I had a hard time getting our girls to settle down once they learned about the "Havapoo" breed of dog from the story. They would say "Havapoo" an
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Molly the Librarian
Oct 13, 2014 Molly the Librarian rated it liked it
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Eleven year old Philippa Bath has an exciting and unconventional life, having grown up on the magnificent cruise ship S.S. Excalibur. When she finds a friend in the captain’s handsome son Philip, her life becomes infinitely more interesting as a mystery comes to the surface.

Philippa soon finds herself involved in a tangled web involving diamonds, royalty, mechanical birds, and a meddling duchess. On top of that, her friend Philip is not all that he seems—guarding some secrets of his own. The mo
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Addison Children
Feb 10, 2014 Addison Children rated it it was ok
Shelves: chapter-books
A rather blah mystery - Phillipa lives on a cruise ship where her parents work. A new captain comes aboard with his son and their pets. Also aboard are a creepy Duchess and her nephews and her foo-foo dog. Phillipa tries to befriend the captain's son, but he seems standoffish. Why is the son not friendlier? Why is the creepy duchess interested in the children? Where's Borgunlund?
Debbie
Apr 04, 2011 Debbie rated it it was ok
How would you like to live on a cruise ship? Eleven-year-old Philippa Bath finds it pretty interesting, especially when there is a mystery to solve. In this story, a new captain and his son, Philip join the crew. Philppa is busy getting to know Philip when they discover that something is just not right about a passager who calls herself a duchess. Can these two work together to solve the mystery they find and just what is this mystery?
Beverly
Mar 04, 2012 Beverly rated it liked it
Shelves: j-mystery
A cute mystery that takes place on a cruise ship. Phillipa's parents work aboard the cruise ship, so it is fun to read about some of the behind the scenes workings on board a cruise ship.
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Elizabeth Levy has been writing and publishing books for over thirty years and sometimes now she meets kids whose parents read her books when they were children! She has written over 80 books, a number that continues to surprise her, as it surprises her how long she's been at it.

Over the years they've printed lots of her books - over five million of them.

She loves to try writing different types of
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