Big Hairy Drama (Joey Fly, Private Eye, Book 2) (Paperback)

By Aaron Reynolds, Neil Numberman (Illustrator)

Square Fish, 9780805091106, 128pp.

Publication Date: November 23, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (4/14/2009)

List Price: 15.99*
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A cold snap has blown into town like an unwanted house pest. But there's only one guy in the bug city with the power to put crime permanently on ice: Joey Fly, Private Eye. He's always on the lookout for trouble, and he runs into it when he meets Harry Spyderson, proprietor of the Scarab Beetle Theatre and director of the much-anticipated Bugliacci.

Greta Divawing, the four-winged, long-legged leading lady, has gone missing. Harry hires Joey Fly and his assistant, Sammy Stingtail to crack the case. Can they find Greta in time to save the show?

About the Author

AARON REYNOLDS is the author of numerous great books for kids, including Chicks and Salsa, Tale of the Poisonous Yuck Bugs, The Nineteenth of Maquerk, and Breaking Out of the Bungle Bird. He lives near Chicago, where his wife, two kids, and four cats keep life spicy.

Neil Numberman is okay with flies and ladybugs, but he’s deathly afraid of cockroaches. He graduated from the MFA illustration program at the School of Visual Arts and lives in Manhattan. He is the illustrator of Creepy Crawly Crime by Aaron Reynolds.

Praise For Big Hairy Drama (Joey Fly, Private Eye, Book 2)

"Kids just getting into detective capers will enjoy the bug-related gags, medium-boiled dialogue, and Joey Fly’s droll voice-over narration. Numberman’s shifting color schemes and clean, expressive artwork enhance the noirish atmosphere." - Booklist