Books by Josie Portillo

THE DASTARDLY DEED by Holly Grant
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 23, 2016

"A fine middle volume, lit up with 'laughs and tears and the occasional fart joke.' (wig information and quiz appended) (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Aspiring detective/veterinarian/artist Anastasia McCrumpet's escape from vile St. Agony's Asylum leads to radical changes of fortune, status, mission, and even name in this revelation-packed sequel to The League of Beastly Dreadfuls (2015).Read full book review >
THE LEAGUE OF BEASTLY DREADFULS by Holly Grant
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 24, 2015

"A yummy debut, though readers with sensitive stomachs would be well-advised to check them at the door. (Fantasy. 10-12)"
Two sinister spinsters spirit a seemingly ordinary fifth-grader away one day to a moldering former asylum, informing her that she's become an orphan and they are her great-aunts. Yeah, right. Read full book review >