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By Oxford Owl, posted on 6th May 2021

Book of the Month: Mickey and the Trouble with Moles

Mickey and the Trouble with Moles

Written by Anne Miller and illustrated by Becka Moor
Age 7+

Return to the extraordinary world of undercover animals in Mickey’s second puzzle-packed adventure.

When a band of rogue moles break into a bank, Mickey is assigned to investigate the case. But it’s when Mickey’s beloved friend Rupert the rat subsequently goes missing that things really get serious. Only a girl with code-cracking skills, bravery, and determination can hope to succeed, which is why Mickey is perfect for the job!

As well as an exciting action story and a team of wacky animal characters, this book contains mind-blowing codes for your child to solve along with Mickey, making it the perfect read for budding spies and sure to stretch their problem-solving skills!

Win Mickey and the Trouble with Moles!

Mickey is part of a top-secret band of animal spies, including cat Clarke, monkey Astrid and snake Coby. To be in with a chance of winning one of three copies of Mickey and the Trouble with Moles, tell us what animal your child would want in their own team of secret spies. Comment on the competition post on the Oxford Owl Facebook page with your answer to enter.
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UK residents only. Entry closes at 11.59pm on Sunday 30th May 2021. Terms and Conditions apply (PDF).

 

**Top Secret Offer**

The first 30 people to order Mickey and the Trouble with Moles from our friends at Chiltern Bookshops will receive a free spy pack!

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Crack the code!

Psssst – unscramble this clue – SEA PIGEON – for a sneak peek at the first chapter. This anagram is the password you need to read a sample chapter >


About the book

Mickey and the Trouble with Moles

Written by Anne Miller and illustrated by Becka Moor

When a band of rogue moles break into a bank, Mickey is assigned to investigate the case. But it’s when Mickey’s beloved friend Rupert the rat subsequently goes missing that things really get serious. Only a girl with code-cracking skills, bravery, and determination can hope to succeed, which is why Mickey is perfect for the job!

Find out more >

About the author and illustrator

Anne Miller is a code aficionado, QI Elf, writer, producer, and winner of the fiendishly difficult quiz Only Connect. Mickey and the Trouble with Moles is her second children’s book.

Becka Moor is a children’s book illustrator and author based in rainy Manchester. Her first fiction book, Violet and the Pearl of the Orient, was shortlisted for the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize in 2015. 

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