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Rory Branagan Detective Detective Rory Branagan #1

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Rory Branagan was three when his father left He s now ten and no one tells him anything Rory lives with his mother older brother Seamus who kind of looks like a banana with stick figure arms and legs and Auntie Jo who isn t eally an AuntieRory s best friend is Wilkens Welkin a sausage dog owned by elderly neighbourbabysitter Mrs Welkin Rory is also friends with Corner Boy who stands on a corner spear in hand eady to "hit you with it if you go near him without asking "you with it if you go near him without asking Corner Boy if you go near him without asking first Corner Boy father seems *To Make A Living By * make a living by unpackaged goods th RTCI feel like there was a pretty big disconnect between the language suitable for 6 and the story 8 or 9 due to content and there were a lot of cringey momentsOn the plus side it s illustrated and in a similar silly style to the Treehouse and WeirDo booksBut if you e looking for a silly book about investigating aimed at One of Our Thursdays Is Missing readers 8 I d mucheadily On the Field of Glory: an Historical Novel of the Time of King John Sobieski recommend Greta Zargo and the Death Robots from Outer SpaceIt could be good for oldereaders with lower Lassie Come-Home reading ability but it smacks of obvious pandering which might bug those sameeaders It was a fun The People from the Sea read I liked the style of writing and the plotHighlyecommendedMany thanks to the publisher and Edelweiss for this ARC all opinions are mine Rory Branagan Detective is the first in a new seven book series featuring ten year old Rory Branagan his neighbour the intrepid Cassidy Callaghan and his best friend. Meet RORY BRANAGAN – he eats bad guys for breakfast Well not ACTUALLY But he IS the best detective in town First in a hilarious seven book comedy crime series for eaders of 8Hello I am Rory Branagan I am actually a detectivePeople always say ‘How do you become a detective’And. Wilkins Welkin the sausage dog Rory is driven to become
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detective by uestion that s been hanging over him his whole life what happened to his Dad Rory s Dad disappeared one day when Rory was just three years old but no one will tell him anything about it not his Mum his older brother or even Auntie Jo the lodger Nobody tells Rory ANYTHING Rory s first adventure begins when his friend Corner Boy Gilligan s Dad Guinea Pig Gilligan is poisoned The police are on the Guinea Pig Gilligan is poisoned The police are on the but Rory thinks someone else could also be in danger so it is up to him to put on his detective hat and take on the case The book is jam packed with entertaining illustrations of Rory s friends and family and Rory s imaginative flights of fancy which often seem to take the form of undersea scenarios fishes sharks statues deep under the ocean and even a puffer fish with hair like Donald Trump s Andrew Clover s offbeat characters and Ralph Lazar s whimsical illustrations have a slightly Charlie and Lola esue feel to them but this series is obviously aimed at an older age group so there are higher stakes and plenty "of dangerous situations for Rory to faceWith some help from his accomplice Cassidy Rory solves "dangerous situations for Rory to faceWith some help from his accomplice Cassidy Rory solves mystery of the poisoned neighbour but the mystery of what happened to Rory s Dad I assume will continue to be unraveled throughout the seven books of the series Robin Stevens s success is convincing proof that kids love de. I say ‘Ahhhh you don’t just FIND YOURSELF suddenly sneaking up on baddies or diving out of the way as they shoot or hurtling from an open plane towards the ground You have to want it’And what made ME want it I needed to find out whathappened to my dadThere are seven books in th. Tective stories and this is great and an exciting adventure for slightly Younger Kids Who Are kids who are uite eady Hazel Daisy or Alex Ryder Review originally published on wwwarmadillomagazinecouk Rory Branagan has basically an amazing life But there is just one Bad Thing about it NO ONE TELLS ME ANYTHING Why did my dad disappear when I was threeAnd so when new neighbour probably the best looking girl I ve ever seen and she is definitely the most CONFIDENT Cassidy Callaghan arrives and befriends him they set out detecting just where Rory s dad is whilst uncovering other mysteries that need solving along the wayWhat makes the book great is Rory s fanciful imagination which is always going into interesting places all of which are illustrated along the way For example he imagines he would Be Some Kind Of Super Detective Who some kind of super Detective who ound the world solving crime or that his brother could not have been surprised if a unicorn had come in which was tap dancing and singing the songs of Justin Bieber And the illustrations make this book great too Fans of Tom Gates will love as there is plenty going on with the illustrations It makes the 300 page book very eadable for childrenTrue there are bits at the end which are unfinished there are books in the series which will presumably pick these up but this book was a work of art with a funny story suitable for children and adults who like a visual fun stor. E RORY BRANGAN DETECTIVE series and this is the first in which you meet Rory and his accomplice Cassidy as they investigate the poisoning of Rory’s next door neighbour Rory’s adventures are all highly illustrated so you can see everything he gets up to in glorious black and white.