The Trouble With Chickens

The Trouble With Chickens

A J.J. Tully Mystery

Book - 2011
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From the bestselling, award-winning author-illustrator team of Doreen Cronin and Kevin Cornell comes the first book in a heavily illustrated, hilarious chapter book series about the adventures of a dog detective. Perfect for fans of Sara Pennypacker's Clementine series and Jarrett J. Krosoczka's Lunch Lady series.

J.J. Tully is a former search-and-rescue dog who is trying to enjoy his retirement after years of performing daring missions saving lives. So he's not terribly impressed when two chicks named Dirt and Sugar (who look like popcorn on legs) and their chicken mom show up demanding his help to find their missing siblings. Driven by the promise of a cheeseburger, J.J. begins to track down clues. Is Vince the Funnel hiding something? Are there dark forces at work—or is J.J. not smelling the evidence that's right in front of him?

Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, c2011
ISBN: 9780061215322
Branch Call Number: J FIC CRO
Characteristics: 119 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Cornell, Kevin - Illustrator


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vpl_childrens Dec 15, 2015

Reading level: grade 3. Interest level: ages 8-12. Former search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully takes the case of two missing, and possibly kidnapped, chicks in this hilarious and suspenseful mystery.

Nov 09, 2015

Great book!!!! Its full with fun adventure!!

VeganGreen Nov 09, 2011

Fun illustrations, snappy dialogue, laugh-out-loud humour -- a great readaloud or a choice for a reluctant reader.

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