Author(s): Tanya Landman
Second in a series of brilliantly addictive, tightly plotted murder mysteries featuring the irrepressible Poppy Fields. When ageing starlet Baby Sugarcandy is found dead at the bottom of the stairs in her Hollywood mansion, it is assumed she tripped. However, an autopsy reveals she was dead before she fell...When a number of strange deaths follow, Poppy Fields and best friend Graham decide to investigate. Features: with strongly realized characters, fast-paced plots and a dash of wry humour, award-winning chldren's author Tanya Landman gives Agatha Christie a run for her money; and reissued with a graphic new look by popular artist Scott Garrett.
Tanya Landman runs Storybox Theatre, a touring puppet theatre for children, with her husband Rod Burnett. She is the author of the junior novel Waking Merlin and its sequel Merlin's Apprentice; two novels about William Popidopolis, The World's Bellybutton and The Kraken Snores; and a series for younger children, Flotsam and Jetsam, Flotsam and Jetsam and the Stormy Surprise and Flotsam and Jetsam and the Grooof. She has also written two novels for teenagers, Apache and The Goldsmith's Daughter. Dead Funny is the second of a ten-book junior murder mystery series. Tanya has two children and lives in Bideford, Devon.