In this exciting adventure, the Thea Sisters are off to Paris to visit Colette's fashion-designer friend Julie.
But when Julie's designs are suddenly stolen, the girls must search the city of Paris to catch the thief and save the fashion show.
I agree regarding the different fonts and styles of the words are in this book. Perhaps there was a reason it was done this way, but I also find it irritating and side tracking. I also found myself reading all the big highlighted/colored words rather than the actual story.
It is written using easy to read words and is easily understood for the tweenagers out there, but for anybody else, yep it will drive you crazy The story line is interesting enough, and for younger girls i'm sure the book will be quite fitting. Price wise it is ok, but it depends on whether you can put up with the format.
All in all an ok book for the younger readers who are just starting out in novel reading.
I read this book and absolutely hated it.
The story is written in nice big easy to read text but about one or two words on each line is in an entirely different font and or colour. Making these words stand out and appear to be shouting at you. Example: 'It was one of those HOT (bright red and capitals) spring mornings, I was watering my FLOWERS (bright purple and italics)' I found myself jumping from bolded word to bolded word looking for a hidden meaning of some sort. I found this very distracting and it put me off appreciating any storyline as I could not read past these random words and into the story.
I am a skilled reader and have worked in an office so I am pretty tolerant of different fonts and handwriting but this was by far the hardest thing I have ever tried to read.
On a more positive note the illustrations are nice and bright and the storyline seems nice and cute, fitted to a pre teen girl, especially the metallic cover.
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