Pick Your Poison
Lauren Child, Read by Rachael Stirling

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Narrated By: Rachael Stirling

Duration: 10 hours and 10 minutes

What to expect

Meet Ruby Redfort: every smart kid’s smart kid. The fifth book in the nail-biting series, created by award-winning author Lauren Child.

Ruby Redfort: undercover agent, code-cracker and thirteen-year-old genius – you can count on her when you’re between a rock and a hard place.

There’s a lot to lose sleep over in Twinford: there’s the snakes and the bivalves, but they aren’t half as poisonous as the rumours. With so many twists and turns it’s hard to know who to trust, particularly when no one trusts you. Will Ruby make it out in one piece? Well, happy endings are for fairy tales, bozo.

Genre

Children's / Teenage fiction & true stories, Children's / Teenage: Humorous stories

Listen to a sample

Praise for Lauren Child:

‘Lauren Child is a publishing phenomenon’ – Observer Magazine

‘Lauren Child is so good it’s exhilarating’ – The Independent

Praise for the Ruby Redfort series:

‘The coolest girl hero in years … Child refuses to write down to her tween and teen audience and challenges readers with more twists than a curling tongs party’ The Times

‘Redfort is one of the best things to happen to ten-plus British fiction’ The Times

‘The new Ruby Redfort book is utterly exceptionordinarily brilliant’ – Clarice Bean

‘Lauren Child has put imagination and fun back into the real worlds of childhood’ – Julia Eccleshare, Guardian

‘Cool, punchy, stylish’ – Sun

‘A cracking adventure’ – Mail

‘What more could adventure-loving girls want?’ – The Sunday Times