256 pages, 8.25 × 6.25 × 0.6 in
February 28, 2012
Groundwood Books Ltd
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1554981808
ISBN - 13: 9781554981809
From the Publisher
Shortlisted for the Manitoba Young Readers' Choice Award and selected as an OLA Best Bet for 2012 Madeline's parents have gone missing. Her only clues? A note tacked on the fridge from someone called The Enemy, a file card covered in a squiggly secret code, and dozens of red eyes staring out the blackened windows of a car she saw speeding down her driveway. And Madeline could swear the driver was a fox . . . Luckily, Madeline encounters two bunnies who have decided to take up detective work (detectives get to wear fedoras) and are willing to come to her aid -- pro bono . And if her parents' kidnappers are foxes, who better than rabbit detectives to sniff them out? Together, Madeline and Mr. and Mrs. Bunny confront evil foxes, a marmot named The Marmot, and the dreaded Bunny Council to solve the Case of the Missing Parents. Here is a madcap, hilarious romp that is also a touching story about family and trust. Written by Mrs. Bunny,* translated from the Rabbit by multi-award-winning author Polly Horvath, and beautifully illustrated by Sophie Blackall, Mr. and Mrs. Bunny — Detectives Extraordinaire! is a book that kids will both laugh over and love. * Mrs. Bunny lives in Rabbitville in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. She is married to Mr. Bunny and has twelve children. This is her first book.
About the Author
Polly Horvath has written many outstanding books for children, including The Canning Season (National Book Award, CLA Young Adult Book Award); Everything on a Waffle (Newbery Honor Book, ALA Notable Book, Mr. Christie's Book Award, Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize); The Corps of the Bare-boned Plane (Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize); The Vacation (Child Magazine Best Book Award, Chocolate Lily Award); My One Hundred Adventures (NAPPA Gold Award, Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize, Parents' Choice Gold Award) and Northward to the Moon (Parents' Choice Gold Award, Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize Finalist, Oprah's Reading List). She lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Sophie Blackall received the Ezra Jack Keats Award for New Talent. She is the illustrator of Big Red Lollipop, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book; Meet Wild Boars, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon selection; Summer Is Summer; Edwin Speaks Up; and others. A native of Australia, she now lives in Brooklyn, New York.