Welcome to the start of a new series by Kimberly Palmucci. Secret of Lake Falls is the first book in Palmucci’s The Wormwood Mysteries series. It features kitten sisters Mayra and Rosie Wormwood, who have arrived at the Lake Falls Animal Shelter, only to discover that someone–or something–is chasing away potential adopters. It is up to Mayra, Rosie and the animals at the shelter to uncover the culprit so they can find their fur-ever homes.
Palmucci has found her niche in writing children’s stories about rescue animals. This is her first time delving into the middle grade market, and she presents a strong offering filled with mystery, friendship, and resourceful animals with tons of unique personalities.
The covers on this and the next book in the series are so clever. The cover for Secret of Lake Falls captures the characters and the setting perfectly, while giving the reader a sense of the ominous happenings going on at the shelter.
Young readers will enjoy getting to know Mayra, Rosie, and all their friends as they try to solve the mystery. I am eager to read the next book, Beyond the Cliff’s Edge.
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- Publisher : Independently published (January 24, 2020)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 204 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1658726332
- ISBN-13 : 978-1658726337
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