Detective Gordon: The First Case

By NILSSON, Ulf

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ISBN
9781927271490
Publisher
Gecko Pr.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2015  |  Preschool to Grade 4

Gr 1–4—Detective Gordon is a portly toad who would much rather eat cake and drink tea than solve crimes. Alas, being the only policeman in the forest, he agrees to investigate the bothersome case of a squirrel's disappearing stockpile of nuts. While keeping watch over the crime scene, our hapless detective discovers a baby mouse in the act of stealing. Gordon soon realizes tha...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on April 1, 2015

This Swedish import stars toad Detective Gordon, “Chief of Police and Chief of Detectives in the forest.” He’s elderly (for a toad: nineteen), cerebral, food-loving, and weapons-averse. He knows his community and he’s wise about its foibles in ways reminiscent of Alexander McCall Smith’s Precious Ramotswe. Over the course of a case involving Vladimir the Squirrel’s missing nu...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

Detective Gordon (a toad) and his new assistant, Policewoman Buffy (a mouse), are as different as chalk and cheese: he's elderly, cerebral, and we...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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