The Legend of Diamond Lil

A J.J. Tully Mystery

By Doreen Cronin; Kevin Cornell (Illustrator); Doreen Cronin (Illustrator)
(Balzer & Bray/Harperteen, Library Binding, 9780061985782, 125pp.)

Publication Date: February 2012

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After his last run-in with Vince the Funnel and the mystery of the missing chicks, J.J. the search-and-rescue dog is ready for some much-needed R & R. But just when he thinks he has everything under control, theres a new problem to worry about: Diamond Lil, a shiny new dog whos taken up residence next door. Suddenly Moosh and her chicks are spending an awful lot of time with their fancy friend, talking about weird things like fluffy feathers and good posture. And Lils not the only new kid cramping J.J.s style. Theres a possum loose, and its up to J.J. to keep everyone safe. But the questions keep piling up. Is Lil all that she seems? And how does the possum keep finding her way to the chicken coop?

In this hilarious follow-up to The Trouble with Chickens, the clues, plot twists, and one-liners add up to an unputdownable read.




About the Author
Doreen Cronin worked as a attorney before writing her first book, Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type which won a Caldecott Honor. Since then she has written over 20 books for children. Born in Queens and raised in Long Island, Doreen now lives in Brooklyn with her two children.

Kevin Cornell rests his head in Philadelphia, where he and his wife match wits daily with a terrifying dachshund. Other monsters Kevin has recently tamed include The Terrible Two series by Mac Barnett and Jory John, Count the Monkeys by Mac Barnett, and Lulus Mysterious Mission by Judith Viorst.

Doreen Cronin worked as a attorney before writing her first book, Click, Clack Moo: Cows That Type which won a Caldecott Honor. Since then she has written over 20 books for children. Born in Queens and raised in Long Island, Doreen now lives in Brooklyn with her two children.
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