A lighthearted detective story featuring a pigeon private investigator who captures a birdnapper with the help of his feathered friends. Clever illustrations filled with comic details show readers the clues as the case unfolds.
This clever and engaging picture book is a delightful and witty first look at the "noir" detective genre for young readers. A pigeon private investigator emerges from retirement to track down a birdnapper with the help of his feathered friends. A cute chick reports the crime and makes herself useful enough to become a partner in the detective agency, which by the end of the book is back in business. Includes comical directions for doing detective work.
? "It won’t be a mystery when this highly enjoyable picture book disappears from your shelves." —Booklist, starred review
"A clever introduction into the mystery genre that readers will love exploring for fun." –School Library Journal
". . . McLaren's picture-book tale is just the ticket for budding detectives." —Kirkus
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