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Dragons solving crimes, racy plot-driven stories and lots of humour make this an absolutely compelling read for 7-9 year olds. Action-packed and crime-infested The Wayward Professor is the second in The Dragon Detective Agency series with The Case of the Missing Cats, the first in the series. The publisher’s say it’s Raymond Chandler for 9 year olds!
When Dirk Dilly gets a call from a distraught wife, he thinks perhaps the husband is being unfaithful and, not expecting much in the way of exciting crimes to solve, he sets off to follow the husband. But he couldn't be more wrong as soon he is up to his scaly neck in stolen government secrets, wicked dragons, and a confused Prime Minister's son.
|Publication date:||7th May 2007|
|Author:||Gareth P. Jones|
|Publisher:||Bloomsbury Publishing Plc|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
Gareth first started writing when he was very young but it wasn’t until he was in his early twenties that he completed his first novel. Having had it universally rejected, he wrote a novel for children called Who Killed Charlie Twig, which received an equally unimpressed reception and remains rightly unpublished to this day. Some years passed during which Gareth met his future wife, Lisa and began a career in TV. Working on shows such as 'The Big Breakfast' and 'Richard & Judy', he became side-tracked from his book writing ambitions until one day he found himself having ...More About Gareth P. Jones