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Whobert Whover, Owl Detective (Hardcover)

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By Jason June, Jess Pauwels (Illustrator)
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"When he spies poor Perry the Possum motionless on his back, Whobert Whover knows there's a case to be solved. Determined to find the culprit, Whobert rounds up his suspects and gets to interrogating in this adorable whodunit filled with silly wordplay and oodles of visual humor."

— Meghan


Help Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, keep his woods safe in this hilarious who-who-dun-it.

What happened to Perry the Possum? Whobert Whover, Owl Detective, is on the case!

Did Debbie the Duck whack Perry with her wicked wings?

Or did Freddie the Frog soak Perry in his sickening slime?

And what if the culprit is closer to home than Whobert expects?

About the Author

Jason June has been in love with love for as long as he can remember. When not writing, he’s sending Valentine’s cards to his husband, eating candy hearts, and officiating weddings. Jason June is the author of Whobert Whover, Owl Detective and Porcupine Cupid, and can be found online at 

Jess Pauwels lives in Brussels, Belgium, so she can have the best French fries, the darkest chocolate, and the crunchiest Speculoos in the entire world. With her artist’s cap on eight months a year, she mostly draws picture books and magazines stories. She loves caffeine, colored pencils, traveling, and documentaries about monkeys.

Praise For…

"Pauwels' digital forest scenes full of tiny onlookers such as bees, spiders, and worms complement Gallaher's witty wordplay...A cracking whooooo-dunit."
— Kirkus Reviews

"Gallaher’s whodunit is full of puns and misunderstandings that might elicit some giggles from a storytime audience as they talk back to the befuddled detective...[Pauwels'] exasperated characters have comical expressions that tell the real story. The action is established on the title page; readers may want to go back to the beginning to search the cartoonish illustrations for more clues that Whobert missed. VERDICT Recommended for group and one-on-one sharing."
— School Library Journal

"Pauwels’ loose-lined pictures feature characters that jump off the page. Kids will laugh at both Whobert’s obtuseness and Perry’s stealth maneuvers in the background. A little twist at the end puts a bow on the package." — Ilene Cooper
— Booklist
Product Details
ISBN: 9781481462716
ISBN-10: 1481462717
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Publication Date: July 18th, 2017
Pages: 40
Language: English