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The Legend of Diamond Lil: A J.J. Tully Mystery

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The Legend of Diamond Lil, second book in the illustrated J.J. Tully mystery series, is perfect for elementary-school kids who love adventure and animals. New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin brings the same wonderful humor to the JJ. Tully whodunits that she did to her beloved picture book bestsellers like Diary of a Worm.
 
In this sequel to the chapter book The Trouble with Chickens, all search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully wants...

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The Legend of Diamond Lil (J.J. Tully Series)

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Overview

The Legend of Diamond Lil, second book in the illustrated J.J. Tully mystery series, is perfect for elementary-school kids who love adventure and animals. New York Times bestselling author Doreen Cronin brings the same wonderful humor to the JJ. Tully whodunits that she did to her beloved picture book bestsellers like Diary of a Worm.
 
In this sequel to the chapter book The Trouble with Chickens, all search-and-rescue dog J.J. Tully wants is to enjoy his retirement. But mama chick Moosh and chicks Dirt and Sugar are acting strange. A possum keeps finding its way into the chicken coop. And J.J. has questions about Diamond Lil, the fancy new dog next door. He’ll have to track down the clues and sniff out the evidence to save the day.
 

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Praise for THE TROUBLE WITH CHICKENS: “The noirlike detective Tully and the funny chickens running around, well, like chickens make appealing characters, especially as drawn by Cornell, who knows how to get TV cartoon–style humor out of the action.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061779978
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/7/2013
  • Pages: 125
  • Sales rank: 115,394
  • Age range: 6 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Doreen Cronin

Doreen Cronin is the New York Times bestselling author of Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly, as well as Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, a Caldecott Honor Book, and Giggle, Giggle, Quack. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and their daughters.

Kevin Cornell rarely goes to the beach, but he does frequently hug and kiss his wife and dog when at home in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The rest of the time, he's illustrating books, such as Mustache! and Count the Monkeys, both by Mac Barnett, and the J.J. Tully chapter book series by Doreen Cronin.

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