Detective Mole

HarperCollins/Harper. Nov. 2021. 48p. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9780063051782.
Gr 1-3–“Detective Mole, at your service!” Oscar is a chef by trade, but his biggest dream is solving mysteries as a detective. When the opportunity presents itself, Oscar jumps at the chance to become Detective Mole, and then takes readers along on his investigation. Emerging readers will rush to make sense of this screwy detective, who seems to focus only on the wrong clues versus the correct ones. Children will want to jump in with answers as the humorous story unfolds.
VERDICT A funny tale that will propel children to turn pages with a delighted “What’s next?”

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