Emil and the Detectives
A Novel for ChildrenBook - 2007
On the train, his fellow passengers are impressed with how polite and grown-up Emil is, and the man in the bowler hat offers him some chocolate--but Emil keeps checking his coat pocket, where he's pinned the money that he is taking to his grandmother. Soon, though, Emil finds himself getting sleepy . . . and the next thing he knows, the man in the bowler hat is gone-- and so is the money! With the help of some new friends Emil becomes a detective and tracks the thief through the city.Filled with enduring themes of leadership, courage, and teamwork, and the delightful illustrations of Walter Trier, Emil and the Detectives is a rollicking, heartwarming tale come alive.
Publisher: Woodstock, NY : Overlook Press, 2007.
Characteristics: 159 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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green_gorilla_297 May 10, 2014
green_gorilla_297 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 99
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