Subtitle: PD McPem's Agency for Mysterious Mysteries Case 2
By: Anna Battese
Illustrated by: Ruth-Mary Smith
Genre: YFCF - Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Published by: Yellow Brick Books
Published: 1 Jul 2022
ISBN: 9780645218015


When pets go missing on the day of the big parade, Penelope Dolores “PD” McPem is on the case!

It’s West Bay Primary School’s annual Pet Parade and Miss Harnett’s Year One class is excited to showcase their lovable companions. Budding detective PD McPem is particularly keen to show off her clever canine assistant, Scooter. But the arrival of her new deskmate,

Theodora Putkins, and her Rhinoceros Beetle Circus creates havoc when both Scooter and Mary the beetle are nowhere to be found!

Can PD McPem’s Agency for Mysterious Mysteries solve the puzzle of the missing pets before it’s too late?

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It’s Pet Parade Day at school, and PD McPem and her special pet Scooter are very excited to show everyone what a clever dog he is.

But when a new classmate arrives with her amazing Rhinoceros Beetle Circus, chaos quickly follows and the two pets disappear.

Can PD find the missing pets before the parade starts?

A fun-filled chapter book that younger readers will love. It has great themes of friendship and giving things a go, as well as a mystery to solve and with lots of fun pets to learn about, this will be a sure fire hit with everyone in Year 2 and up.

Reviewed by Michelle