The Legend of Diamond Lil: A J.J. Tully Mystery (Paperback)

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In this sequel to "The Trouble with Chickens, " all search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully wants is to enjoy his retirement. But mama chick Moosh and chicks Dirt and Sugar are acting strange. And J.J. has questions about Diamond Lil, the fancy new dog next door. Illustrations.

About the Author


Doreen Cronin is the New York Times bestselling author of picture books such as Rescue Bunnies, the Diary of . . . series, and Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, a Caldecott Honor Book. She also wrote The Trouble with Chickens, the first book in the J.J. Tully Mystery series. When she was growing up, Doreen’s dogs were Archie and Trapper (after two of her favorite television characters). She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Praise for The Legend of Diamond Lil: A J.J. Tully Mystery…


“Fans of Cronin’s first J.J. Tully mystery, The Trouble with Chickens (2011), will welcome the return of retired search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully, mother hen Moosh and her four chicks in this follow-up adventure .... Here’s hoping J.J. and company find more to puzzle over pronto.”
-Kirkus Reviews

“Children who like a little bit of everything mixed into their reading, particularly mystery, adventure, and animals, will enjoy this book.”
-School Library Journal

Praise for THE TROUBLE WITH CHICKENS: “Cronin brings her droll humor to the chapter book set with great success. Fast-paced and funny, with interesting vocabulary and a well-constructed plot, this is terrific fare for readers.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Praise for THE TROUBLE WITH CHICKENS: “The noirlike detective Tully and the funny chickens running around, well, like chickens make appealing characters, especially as drawn by Cornell, who knows how to get TV cartoon–style humor out of the action.”
-Booklist

Product Details ISBN-10: 0061779970
ISBN-13: 9780061779978
Published: Balzer & Bray/Harperteen, 05/01/2013
Pages: 144
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 6
Maximum Age: 10
Minimum Grade Level: 1st Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 5th Grade


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