The Bum Detective

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The Bum Detective
Author: Troll
Specifications: ISBN  978-4591130902
32 pages
21.0 x 27.0 cm / 8.4 x 10.8 in (WxH)
Category: Children & YA
Ages: 2+
Publisher: Poplar Publishing Co., Ltd.
Tokyo, 2012
Translations: French, Korean
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The Bum Detective behaves like a perfect English gentleman, except that his face looks like a butt, and he blows farts from his face! He is very kind to ladies and likes tea and sweet-potato cakes. He often says, “I smell trouble,” and solves it. In this first title of the series, the Bum Detective tries to find a thief who stole all of the sweets at a shop. Young readers can enjoy labyrinths and quizzes as well as the story, which has them trying to figure out the truth together with the Bum Detective.

Also in the series: Oshiri tantei: Pupu! reinbō daiya o sagase (The Bum Detective: Find the Rainbow-Colored Diamond) and Oshiri tantei: Puppu! chiisana shochō no dai-pinchi (The Bum Detective: The Little Police Chief’s Big Problem).