Title: The Phony Farkleberry (Twisted Oak Amateur Detectives #1)
Author: Michael Scott Miller
Number of Pages: 122
Genre: Children's Detective
Synopsis: When a painting by legendary artist Thomas Farkleberry is stolen from the art gallery where Tyler’s mother works, Tyler’s mind races to the whispered conversation he overheard on the night of the big gala. But when his mother dismisses Tyler’s suspicions, he and his friends, Melanie, Amanda, Tubby, and Dontrelle, decide to take the investigation into their own hands. Can they crack the case before their parents discover what they are up to?
The Phony Farkleberry in an engaging whodunnit that will have readers trying to solve the crime right along with the characters.
When a fake Farkleberry painting is discovered in the local museum Tyler and his friends waste no time searching for clues that will lead to the culprit. But, their investigation leaves them with more questions than answers and even lands them in a couple sticky situations. Can this team of amateur sleuths locate the real Farkleberry before it's too late?
This is a wonderfully entertaining detective story for children. It is well written and filled with exciting scenes. The quick pace will keep readers glued to the pages. The close friendship the characters share is appealing and children will love their resourcefulness when they wind up in a pickle.
I definitely recommend picking up a copy of The Phony Farkleberry. Available on Amazon.