On a school trip to Wickworth Manor, the local stately home, Curtis finds a portrait in his bedroom of a young black servant dressed in livery. But why is the portrait hidden in the bedroom? Then Paige finds an intriguing letter which mentions the portrait, written over 200 years ago by Miss Verity Burton, who used to live at the Manor. There is a mystery begging to be unravelled!
An exciting adventure with lots of humour and action, which also gives some background on the slave trade.
‘Perfect for Jacqueline Wilson fans’ BOOKSELLER on Operation Eiffel Tower