Once again, Nilsson delivers a rare gem of a book
Detective Gordon: A Complicated Case
A warm and funny story from Detective Gordon’s forest about doing the right thing—and eating little cakes.
Written by Ulf Nilsson and illustrated by Gitte Spee
Translated by Julia Marshall
Available as an ebook wherever you buy your ebooks
Something is going on in the forest. The animals are troubled. But no one dares make a statement to the police. Detective Gordon and his assistant Buffy must investigate!
It is a complicated case. The two police officers split the workload: Buffy questions the suspects, while Gordon stays in bed to think. Who is the culprit?
Country of Origin Sweden Reader Age 6-8 year, 8-12 year Book Size 21 × 14.8 cm 21 × 14.8 cm ISBN DetectiveGordonAComplicatedCase 9781776570652
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Otago Daily Times –
This is a gentle story about supportive friendships and the importance of protecting vulnerable creatures, and it comes with a strong anti-bullying message. It’s a nice introduction for children to how they can use their own moral compasses to decide what is good and bad behaviour.
Diane Neylon, Youth Services Book Review (US) –
[I would] recommend this book for mature children that enjoy thoughtful books, programs that deal with bullies.