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Written by Andrew Clover & illustrated by Ralph Lazar
Book #1 in the Rory Branagan Series
Published by Penguin Workshop
Prices as of Nov 27

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Such fun! And, happily, more to come! - Kirkus Reviews Be bold, be curious, be DETECTIVES! The first book in this hilarious crime-fighting middle-grade detective series reads like an extended graphic novel for aspirational readers and devoted fans of diary-style fiction. Meet RORY BRANAGAN: he eats bad guys for breakfast-well, not actually. But he is the best detective in town. With his canine sidekick and friend, Wilkins Welkin, and his nosy but helpful neighbor, Cassidy Corrigan, Rory sets off on a crime-fighting detective spree. While chasing bad guys and uncovering mysteries with Cassidy and Wilkins, he sets wrongs right and begins to learn more about himself and his relationship with his father. Both hilarious and heroic, this heart-warming, easy-to-read illustrated adventure will leave you wanting to uncover more about Rory and his family.

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    January 28, 2020
    Page Count
    Reading Age
    7 - 9 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    Lexile® Level

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