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Jack's Secret Summer Review

Title: Jack's Secret Summer
Author: Jack Ryder
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Publication Date: 28 May 2020
Source: Pan Macmillan South Africa
Format: ARC
Pages: 223
Rating: 4.5 Stars

Goodreads Synopsis:
Jack has been dreading the summer holidays - his dad works long hours, and so all he has to look forward to is an empty house. But when his boisterous neighbours, Bruno and Rocco, make it their mission to pull him into an adventure, his life will never be the same again.
Together they decide to explore the strange old house at the top of the hill, long abandoned and overgrown with ivy. But they soon discover the ivy hides more than just walls... the house is full of magical secrets, including a strange girl with no memory, who may hold the key to it all, if only she can remember...
Imaginative and fun-filled, Jack Ryder's first story is inspired by the summer holidays of his childhood and brought to life with glorious black-and-white illustrations by Alice McKinley. Young readers…

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