A cold snap has blown into town like an unwanted house pest. But
there's only one guy in the bug city with the power to put crime
permanently on ice: Joey Fly, Private Eye. He's always on the lookout
for trouble, and he runs into it when he meets Harry Spyderson,
proprietor of the Scarab Beetle Theatre and director of the
Greta Divawing, the four-winged, long-legged leading lady, has gone
missing. Harry hires Joey Fly and his assistant, Sammy Stingtail to
crack the case. Can they find Greta in time to save the show?
About The Author
Aaron Reynolds hates spiders, but he loves bugs and books. He has
written several books for kids, including Chicks and Salsa.
Aaron lives near Chicago with his family.
Neil Numberman is okay with flies and ladybugs, but he's deathly
afraid of cockroaches. He graduated from the MFA Illustration program
at the School of Visual Arts and lives in Manhattan.
"Kids just getting into detective capers will enjoy the bug-related gags, medium-boiled dialogue, and Joey Fly's droll voice-over narration. Numberman's shifting color schemes and clean, expressive artwork enhance the noirish atmosphere." - Booklist
Series: Joey Fly, Private Eye
For Ages: 7 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 23rd November 2010
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company Inc
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.4
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1