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The FunJungle Collection (Boxed Set)
Belly Up; Poached; Big Game
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About The Book
It all starts when the hippo goes belly up—and it’s a wild ride from there.
When Teddy Fitzroy moved into FunJungle, the nation’s largest zoo, with his scientist parents, he expected things to be kind of quiet. There’d be the occasional elephant stampede and water balloon fight with the chimpanzees, of course, but when Henry the Hippo dies from not-so-natural causes, Teddy suspects foul play. And that was just the beginning. He begins to realize that the zoo is far more exciting than he thought it was, and soon the mysteries at FunJungle are piling up...
This collectible boxed set includes hardcover editions of Belly Up, Poached, and Big Game.
- Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (November 3, 2015)
- Length: 1008 pages
- ISBN13: 9781481462211
- Ages: 8 - 12
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Raves and Reviews
PRAISE FOR BELLY UP
"Great fun....In his authorial debut, screenwriter Gibbs combines details of the inner workings of zoos with some over-the-top action for an entertaining read."
– Kirkus Reviews
PRAISE FOR POACHED
"This thrill-ride of a mystery is chock-full of hijinks for middle-grade sleuths and budding zoologists alike."
– Kirkus Reviews
"[A] genuinely engaging mystery set in a zoo. . . . Poached is so strong that it is surprisingly second in a series, following 2010's Belly Up, with only a few lines that refer to past adventures and, better yet, do not give spoilers for an audience that is sure to want to read more. . . . This will appeal to animal and mystery lovers alike."
"[W]hopper of a whodunit that delivers plenty of suspects, action, slapstick, gross bodily functions, red herrings, and animal trivia. This sequel stands alone nicely, and while the mystery is solved at the end, new occurrences promise to make Teddy's life much more interesting in a possible third book."
– School Library Journal
"Gibbs' clever plot, zoo setting, and likeable characters combine to produce a lively caper full of fast-paced twists and turns and red herrings (not to mention sharks, chimps, tiger cubs, and snakes)."
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