Lulu and the Dance Detectives #1- Mystery at the Hotel Espanol

Will Lulu and the Silver Stars deliver a stolen celebrity necklace and an unforgettable dance performance?

The Silver Star Dancers have landed a gig a dancing the flamenco at a very ritzy hotel. But before they know it, they’re entangled in the robbery of the hotel’s most notable guest – Greta Honeyville, star of Recycled Wardrobe Makeover 4. Every last item of her fabulous recycled clothing collection has been swiped, as well as her signature piece, the famous heart-shaped dog-food-tin necklace.

Can the Silver Star Dancers catch the thief as well as perform an unforgettable flamenco?

If you ever thought detectives can’t be divas, you need to meet Lulu and her fabulous mystery-solving dance troupe! This illustrated chapter book is ideal for dance-mad emerging and confident readers.

Written by Sally Sutton and illustrated by Lily Uivel

$15.99 incl. GST

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A fully illustrated chapter book ideal for young readers starting to read independently.


Read NZ ~ The language used will extend and amuse young readers e.g. rakish, along with words like fudgeballs and whizzy-fast! There are plenty of delightful illustrations scattered throughout the story, some full pages and others just small bursts of interest on the edges of the pages. A fast-paced fun story for emergent readers and combined with the fun illustrations readers will be asking if there are more Lulu and the Dance Detective stories they can read!

Meet the Kiwi authorSally Sutton

Find out more about Auckland author Sally Sutton on her author profile.

Additional information

Dimensions19.8 × 12.7 cm
First published



Paperback edition



Page count


Published by

Puffin Books, an imprint of Penguin

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