Judy Moody, Girl Detective

Judy Moody, Girl Detective

By Megan McDonald; Peter H. Reynolds (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763634506, 170pp.

Publication Date: August 10, 2010

It's an honest-to-jeepers mystery Agent Judy Drewdy sets out to solve the case of the missing puppy when a canine-cop-in-training vanishes into thin air.
Judy Moody is in a mood. A sleuthing, Nancy Drew kind of mood. So what's a WBMS (world's best mystery solver) to do? Go find a mystery, that's what And she doesn t have to snoop for long: when Mr. Chips, a beloved crime-dog-in-training, goes missing, Judy Drewdy and her chums, agents Dills Pickle (Frank), Spuds Houdini (Rocky), and James Madagascar (Stink) find themselves smack-dab in the middle of a reallife, scare-your-pants-off whodunit. Was Mr. Chips stolen by dirty dognappers? And why are chocolate-chip cookies disappearing all over town? Watch out for red herrings along with clever references to classic Nancy Drew mysteries as Eagle Eye Moody and company are hot on the case

About the Author
Megan McDonald is the creator of the popular and award-winning Judy Moody and Stink series. She is also the author of the Sisters Club trilogy, Ant and Honey Bee: A Pair of Friends at Halloween, Ant and Honey Bee: A Pair of Friends in Winter, and many other books for children. She lives in Sebastopol, California, with her husband.

Peter H. Reynolds is the bestselling author and illustrator of "I m Here", " The Dot", and "Ish"; and illustrator for the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Someday" by Alison McGhee. He is also the illustrator of "Going Places", "Little Boy", "Charlie and Kiwi", and the Judy Moody series. He lives in Dedham, Massachusetts, where he is co-owner of the Blue Bunny bookstore. Visit Peter at PeterHReynolds.com.

Praise For Judy Moody, Girl Detective

These books...are likely to improve the reader's mood by a good bit.
—Washington Post