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This unique adventure series for young girls has a fresh new look and has sold nearly a million copies, making it one of Australia’s most popular children’s series. Now it’s the girls’ turn to save the world!

Special Agent EJ12 cracks codes and foils evil plans all over the world. Emma Jacks worries about mean girls, gym comps and not having perfect hair. EJ12 is Emma Jacks. Saving the world is the easy part!

Perfect for newly confident chapter book readers.

“Susannah McFarlane is a talented writer who understands her target audience … Very upbeat, with strong female role models, McFarlane’s EJ12 Girl Hero series encourages girls to be strong, independent and interested in the world around them.” NSW Association for Gifted and Talented Children

EJ12 Girl Hero 1: Hot & Cold

Shortlisted for the 2010 Australian Children’s Choice ‘Book of the Year for Younger Readers’ Award In EJ12 Girl Hero 1: Hot & Cold the heat is on as someone seems to be melting the polar ice cap. Special Agent EJ12…

EJ12 Girl Hero 2: Jump Start

In EJ12 Girl Hero 2: Jump Start evil agency SHADOW is up to something in the middle of the rainforest. Something that could see them get the jump on SHINE. SHINE Special Agent EJ12 needs to leap into action. She…

EJ12 Girl Hero 3: In The Dark

In EJ12 Girl Hero 3: In The Dark SHINE’s solar energy station is under threat from evil agency SHADOW. Special Agent EJ12 needs to lighten up. She must crack SHADOW’s codes and overcome her fears to stop them before they…

EJ12 Girl Hero 4: Rocky Road

Shortlisted for the 2011 Australia Children’s Choice Awards ‘Book of the Year for Younger Readers’ Awarded Honour Book for the 2011 Koala Awards ‘Book of the Year for Younger Readers’ In EJ12 Girl Hero 4: Rocky Road evil agency SHADOW is…

EJ12 Girl Hero 5: Choc Shock

In EJ12 Girl Hero 5: Choc Shock SHADOW is cooking up a new invention which could put SHINE in a real jam. It’s a recipe for disaster! Special Agent EJ12 needs to be patient and keep her eyes peeled. She…

EJ12 Girl Hero 6: On The Ball

In EJ12 Girl Hero 6: On The Ball there is a spy at SHINE’s top-secret training camp. But who is it? Special Agent EJ12 must not drop the ball. She must find the spy – and the missing invention. That’s…

EJ12 Girl Hero 7: Making Waves

In EJ12 Girl Hero 7: Making Waves SHADOW is really making waves and now the coral reef is in danger. Special Agent EJ12 could be in over her head but she must stop SHADOW before it is too late. That’s…

EJ12 Girl Hero 8: Drama Queen

In EJ12 Girl Hero 8: Drama Queen Shadow is up to something with the water supply but what could it possibly have to do with the filming of a new action movie? Special Agent EJ12 needs to keep her eye on…

EJ12 Girl Hero 9: Out Of This World

In EJ12 Girl Hero 9: Out Of This World a new SHADOW scientist is over the moon. She seems to have found a way to stop SHINE’s top-secret spy satellite. Special Agent EJ12 needs to take off and aim high….

EJ12 Girl Hero 10: Pyramid Puzzle

In EJ12 Girl Hero 10: Pyramid Puzzle SHADOW seems to have uncovered a secret in an Egyptian pyramid, but what and where? Special Agent EJ12 will need to dig deep and unravel the puzzle before SHADOW escapes with ancient treasure….

EJ12 Girl Hero 11: Christmas Countdown

  In EJ12 Girl Hero 11: Christmas Countdown the world’s largest diamond collection has disappeared just days before Christmas. But how and when will evil agency SHADOW try to smuggle it out of the country? And what does the Christmas…

EJ12 Girl Hero 12: Secret Safari

  Selected as the ‘Get Reading! Guaranteed: Book You Can’t Put Down’ for March 2012 In EJ12 Girl Hero 12: Secret Safari someone is hunting the rare black rhino for its precious horns. Is evil agency SHADOW responsible? Nothing is…

EJ12 Girl Hero 13: Fashion Fraud

In EJ12 Girl Hero 13: Fashion Fraud our favourite spy girl hero is back and in Paris where some of the world’s most famous paintings have gone missing during Fashion Week. Special Agent EJ12 needs to trust her instincts if…

EJ12 Girl Hero 14: Kimono Code

Selected as one of the Get Reading! top “50 Books You Can’t Put Down” for 2012 In EJ12 Girl Hero 14: Kimono Code evil agency SHADOW is threatening to sabotage the traditional Japanese cherry blossom festival. But why and how?…

EJ12 Girl Hero 15: Big Brother

  In EJ12 Girl Hero 15: Big Brother evil agency SHADOW seems to know everything SHINE is planning. Is there a connection between that and the new arrival at the SHINE Animal Training Centre? All eyes are on Special Agent…

EJ12 Girl Hero 16: Time To Shine

Selected as the ‘Get Reading! Book You Can’t Put Down’ for July 2013 In EJ12 Girl Hero 16: Time To Shine Emma Jacks remembers her early days at the top-secret SHINE Agency … Evil agency SHADOW was leaking oil in to the ocean…

EJ12 Girl Hero 17: Spooked!

  In EJ12 Girl Hero 17: Spooked!, centuries-old sovereigns have been stolen from different castles all over England. All at the stroke of midnight. Special Agent EJ12 will have to fight her fears and lead her team in her scariest night…

EJ12 Girl Hero 18: Ciao EJ!

  In EJ12 Girl Hero 18: Ciao EJ! strange things are happening in some of Italy’s most famous cities. What is evil agency SHADOW up to? Team Leader Agent EJ12 and the SHINE STARS split up to find the clues….

EJ12 Girl Hero 19: False Note

EJ12 Girl Hero is Australia’s bestselling adventure series for young girls. Now it’s the girls’ turn to save the world! In EJ12 Girl Hero 19: False Note priceless violins are stolen and SHINE suspects evil agency SHADOW is orchestrating something big….

EJ12 Girl Hero 20: True Light

  In EJ12 Girl Hero 20: True Light, two missions collide in a special flashback story. Somewhere, far north in the Artic Circle evil agency SHADOW has set up a money-forging laboratory. They Plan to make copies of every currency…

EJ12 Girl Hero 21: EJ Shines!

EJ12 Girl Hero is Australia’s bestselling adventure series for young girls. Now it’s the girls’ turn to save the world! In EJ12 Girl Hero 21: EJ Shines!, EJ finds herself facing her toughest mission yet. The Head of SHINE has…