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The Detention Detectives

The Detention Detectives

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by Jardine, Lis | Interest age: from c 9 years
Published 05/01/2023 by Penguin Random House Children's UK (Puffin) in the United Kingdom as part of The Detention Detectives series
Paperback | 352 pages
128 x 196 x 29mm | 248g

'Sharply drawn... convincingly humorous and stroppy' - The Guardian'Finding a dead body at my new school was a pretty rubbish way to start. But actually getting mixed up in the case? I was bound to get into deep, deep trouble for that!'Murder comes to Hanbridge High, and three Year Seven misfits want to solve the crime:New boy Jonno hopes playing detective will convince his parents that moving to Hanbridge was a big mistake.

School reporter Lydia thinks her news story will sweep everything else off the front page.

And young carer Daniel needs the police to arrest the right culprit - for his mum's sake.

They may not be friends, but they're about to become. . .The Detention Detectives.

'Jardine mixes laugh-out-loud humour with plenty of super sleuthing!' - Lucy Brandt, author of Leonora BoltMisfits and murder meet in this brilliantly fun new mystery series by debut author Lis Jardine. A perfect next read for fans of The High-Rise Mysteries, Anisha, Accidental Detective and Murder Most Unladylike.

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