Homer on the Case

Henry Cole

Giordan Diaz (Narrator)

05-17-22

2hrs 45min

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Unabridged

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Fiction/Action & Adventure

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05-17-22

2hrs 45min

Abridgement

Unabridged

Genre

Fiction/Action & Adventure

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“Cole’s gentle animal fantasies can always be depended upon, and this light mystery is just right for young readers…Cole mixes humor with intrigue to keep the narrative bouncing along, and readers will get a kick out of the unusual detective team.” Booklist

A homing pigeon teams up with a parrot and their humans to investigate an animal crime spree in this action-packed detective story from Henry Cole.

Homing pigeon Homer and his parrot friend Lulu learn something is afoul when they witness four-legged criminals stealing valuables from both the animal and human communities. Lulu and Homer track down the bandits, but need human help to stop them for good. Can they lead their human keepers to the culprits’ hideout and stop the thieves?

Award-winning author-illustrator Henry Cole offers a fun, action-packed middle grade mystery that will keep listeners guessing if the crime-solving pigeon will get his guy. A supporting cast of animals and humans forms a community that will have every listener wishing they could join in the hunt.

Praise

“Cole’s gentle animal fantasies can always be depended upon, and this light mystery is just right for young readers…Cole mixes humor with intrigue to keep the narrative bouncing along, and readers will get a kick out of the unusual detective team.” Booklist

“Engaging…The birds’ exploits are surprisingly believable and enjoyable to follow in Homer’s first-person narration…Who doesn’t love smart, friendly birds on a secret mission?” Kirkus Reviews

“Chirpy…Cole richly imbues the narrative with sensory details.” Publishers Weekly

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Language English
Release Day May 16, 2022
Release Date May 17, 2022
Release Date Machine 1652745600
Imprint Blackstone Publishing
Provider Blackstone Publishing
Categories Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life, Mystery & Suspense, Animals & Nature, Children/YA
Author Bio
Henry Cole

Henry Cole is the celebrated illustrator of many books for children, including the Bad Boys series by Margie Palatini, and is also the author and illustrator of the novel A Nest for Celeste.

Narrator Bio

Overview

A homing pigeon teams up with a parrot and their humans to investigate an animal crime spree in this action-packed detective story from Henry Cole.

Homing pigeon Homer and his parrot friend Lulu learn something is afoul when they witness four-legged criminals stealing valuables from both the animal and human communities. Lulu and Homer track down the bandits, but need human help to stop them for good. Can they lead their human keepers to the culprits’ hideout and stop the thieves?

Award-winning author-illustrator Henry Cole offers a fun, action-packed middle grade mystery that will keep listeners guessing if the crime-solving pigeon will get his guy. A supporting cast of animals and humans forms a community that will have every listener wishing they could join in the hunt.

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