It's a national emergency! A rare and extremely valuable mongoose is missing and the legendary Buenos Aires zoo is in chaos. But with rabbits in the Tigers' Taj Mahal and hippos in Panda's Palace, the zoo is a very confusing place. Coco may be the Chief of Police, but solving crimes can be very stressful. Only the calming presence of his brainy cousin Alberta can help. Can Alberta and Coco follow the clues and deduce the whereabouts of the missing mongoose?
About the author
Ursula Dubosarsky is regarded as one of the most talented writers in Australia today. Her work ranges from multi-award-winning novels for older readers like Abyssinia, Theodora's Gift, The Red Shoe and the 2012 CBCA shortlisted The Golden Day to her highly acclaimed and hilarious picture books with Andrew Joyner such as The Terrible Plop. Ursula has also collaborated with Tohby Riddle in their award-winning series that takes an entertaining journey through English language, The Word Spy and Return of the Word Spy.
Terry Denton has written and illustrated many popular books, including Gasp! the breathtaking adventures of a fish left home alone (now an animated TV series), the madly inventive Storymaze series and his books for younger children about Wombat and Fox. He is also a long-time collaborator with bestselling author Andy Griffiths and their books, including The Cat on the Mat Is Flat, The Bad Book the hilarious Just! series and 13- and 26-Storey Treehouse have won every children's choice award in the country.
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