Emil and the Detectives

Paperback
Author: Erich Kastner
Introduction by: Maurice Sendak
Illustrator: Walter Trier
Publish Date: April 2014
Pages: 159
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Details

Dimensions: 7.9 in. tall, 5.3 in. wide, 0.5 in. thick
Publisher: Overlook
ISBN: 1468308297
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  • Emil and the Detectives
    Emil and the Detectives
    Paperback
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Book Overview

Originally published in 1929, Erich Kastner s engaging tale has delighted readers young and old for generations. It s Emil s first train ride alone and he s excited and a little nervous. On the train, his fellow passengers are impressed with how polite and grown-up Emil is, and the man in the bowler hat offers him some chocolate but Emil keeps checking his coat pocket, where he s pinned the money that he is taking to his grandmother. Soon, though, Emil finds himself getting sleepy . . . and the next thing he knows, the man in the bowler hat is gone and so is the money With the help of some new friends Emil becomes a detective and tracks the thief through the city.
Filled with enduring themes of leadership, courage, and teamwork, and the delightful illustrations of Walter Trier, "Emil and the Detectives" is a rollicking, heartwarming tale come alive."

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