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

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Description


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, there’s a new problem to worry about: Diamond Lil, a shiny new dog who’s 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 Lil’s not the only new kid cramping J.J.’s style. There’s a possum loose, and it’s 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 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: 0061985783
ISBN-13: 9780061985782
Published: Balzer + Bray, 02/01/2012
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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