'Agatha Christie for kids' - the fourth in a detective agency series brimming with mystery and magic by million-copy-selling author, Sally Gardner, and illustrated by acclaimed artist, David Roberts.
It's Hallowe'en and the town of Podgy Bottom is in trouble. Cars are being shrunk to the size of a matchbox in the blink of an eye; a giant purple bunny rabbit is running riot and a strange-looking broomstick is causing chaos and calamity . . .
Sounds like a case for Wings & Co, the famous detective agency! Can Emily, Buster and Fidget put a stop to this magical mischief before it's too late?
Includes Wings and Co detective case notes, character profiles and clues.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 215 g
Dimensions: 200 x 142 x 17 mm
Wonderfully imaginative, full of quirky humour and delightfully illustrated. * www.parentsintouch.co.uk *
this is just as good as the first book. There's so much fun and silliness here and once again David Roberts' illustrations are pitched perfectly. I think Sally Gardner has a real winner with this series. Younger readers will love it and parents won't mind reading it aloud either. Now, let's hope there's another one coming out soon. -- J E Towey * www.jetowey.com *
Absolutely charming * angelsandurchins.co.uk *
I'd forgotten about the keys with feet, which are important in this clever detective story where there are some fairies missing their wings, fairies whose identities are surprising. * NAYU'S READING CORNER *
This is a touching story that had me laughing out loud. I highly recommend this book, it is so much fun! * Bookbabblers blog *
One of the most charming and quirky series for young readers around -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *
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