9-year-old Harriet lives alone with her father, an absentminded inventor of extraordinary but useless things. When Harriet's father tells her one day that she has five aunts - his sisters - that he's never told her about before, and with whom he tragically lost touch in childhood, Harriet is delighted, and determined to track down each of her colourful aunts one-by-one.
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"With characters ridiculously named Ed, Ted and Fred, Harriet masquerades as a jockey so she can find out why a racehorse trainer's horses are suddenly losing races. Yawn." - Kirkus.
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