Detective McWoof is always sniffing around for cases to solve - but sometimes he misses the most obvious clues! Luckily, his best friend, Wanda, keeps him scampering in the right direction! An intriguing detective story for the picture-book readership, children will love piecing together the clues for themselves or finding out how the clues link to the mystery at the end of the book.
Detective McWoof is a hilarious character that is a mix of Inspector Clouseau and Philip Marlowe.
You'll laugh out loud at his slapstick humour.
"Children’s wordsmith Timothy Knapman works more of his animal magic in a brilliant new picture book brimming with daft dogs and harebrained humour.
Stealing the show are top dogs Detective McWoof, a pooch that’s a sleuth for the truth, and his dog-eared assistant Wanda who helps keep her boss on track.
Detective McWoof likes to think he’s a great detective, always sniffing out cases to solve, but he has a tendency to miss the most obvious clues. It’s a good job Wanda can keep him scampering in the right direction as they attempt to solve the mystery of the missing Poodle Doodler. Together they leave no case unsolved, and no bone unchewed!
A merry mix of Inspector Clouseau and Philip Marlowe, Detective McWoof conjures up slapstick humour on every page and children will love helping the dynamic detective duo solve the intriguing clues and linking them to the mystery at the end of the book.
Holly Clifton-Brown brings Knapman’s fun-filled story to life with her gallery of characterful canines and action-packed illustrations.
An inventive early introduction to detective stories…"
Lancashire Evening Post
Glorious illustrations... hilarious text.