Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-- Detectives Extraordinaire!

Mr. and Mrs. Bunny-- Detectives Extraordinaire!

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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 and are willing to come to her aid. 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.
Publisher: Toronto : Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press, 2012
ISBN: 9781554981809
Branch Call Number: H
Characteristics: 248 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Blackall, Sophie


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litriocht Jun 17, 2014

Yes, this book is funny. But it is also very skillfully assembled. If you could convince a 13- or 14-year old to pick up a book with cartoon bunnies on the front cover, he or she would probably enjoy this witty and fast read. One of the Newbery criteria is to be "individually distinct," which certainly applies in this case.

myip May 17, 2014

This is a delightful and surprisingly clever book that defies categorization. Adults and children alike will no doubt find charm in its wacky talking animals and goofy mysteries.

Apr 07, 2013

This is a truly fantastic book. It's hilarious and full of hippies and talking animals and mistakes of foreign languages, and marimba-playing parents of course. Polly Horvath classic.

Jun 17, 2012

I can only tolerate stupid characters if they're kind and don't mess things up too badly. Case in point: I get SO ANNOYED with Amelia Bedelia and Sideways Stories from Wayside School. But Mr. and Mrs. Bunny are just dense enough that they don't do any REAL damage; they're just kind of bumbling and charming and have lovely hats.

May 30, 2012

Thank goodness that Ms. Horvath has learned rabbit so that she could relate this wonderful story of two extraordinary bunnies that decide to become detectives. With the Vancouver Island setting and the tongue in cheek digs at the residents as well as current culture, it will have you glued to the book until the tale is told.

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Feb 11, 2013

red_dove_153 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over


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