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The Fairy Detective Agency: Operation Bunny

The Fairy Detective Agency: Operation Bunny

Emily Vole makes headline news in the first weeks of her life, when she is found in an abandoned hatbox in Stansted Airport.

Then, only a few years later, her neighbour Mrs String dies leaving Emily a mysterious inheritance: an old shop, a small bunch of golden keys and a cat called Fidget. It’s the beginning of an adventure of a lifetime as the old Fairy Detective Agency comes back to life.

It is up to Emily to reopen the shop, and recall the fairies to duty. Together they must embark on their first mystery and do battle with their great fairy-snatching enemy, Harpella.
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A funny, quirky, modern fairy story
BFK Books
I love this book so much
The Guardian
Fun, quirky and imaginative
The Observer
Brimming with humour, mystery and magic
Brims with quirky carm
The Guardian
Perfectly pitched ... spiked with the kind of wit and social comment that will have parents chuckling over their children's shoulders. Something completely out of the ordinary
Books For Keeps
A rib-tickling twist on the perennial theme of the ill-used orphan
Intriguing and inventive ... Gardner's writing has in impressive lightness of touch and lots of subtle humour
School Librarian
A must for any junior school library ... with a wicked sense of humour
Reading Zone
An absolute cracker. Gardner writes with a delirious wit, sketching out intriguing characters and doling out jokes and pathos in exactly the right measure.
Financial Times
A delightful, funny tale from the great Sally Gardner ... The sense of an unjust adult world is reminiscent of Roald Dahl's work and equally as intelligently witty
Families Online
Quirky, fun and totally charming ... a wackily surreal magical story with stunning illustrations

The Fairy Detective Agency