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Issue Details: First known date: 2022... 2022 PD McPem’s Agency for Mysterious Mysteries
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y separately published work icon The Recorder Racket PD McPem Case One Anna Battese , Capalaba : Yellow Brick Books , 2022 24771207 2022 single work children's fiction children's

'PD (Penelope Delores, when sheaEURO (TM)s in trouble) was enjoying an afternoon with her grandparents, when a most terrible crime was committed, right under her nose!

'The first book focuses on the dreaded recorder, a staple in Australian schools, which PD has just discovered. She starts a Christmas band with her recorder, and dog Scooter accompanying on the barks. PDaEURO (TM)s grandparents are caring for her during the school holidays and doing their aEUROoeannual clean up." PD finds her grandpaaEURO (TM)s old trilby coat and decides to start her own Detective Agency. When the recorder disappears, PD must use her sleuthing skills to uncover the culprit...and no one is above suspicion.' (Publication summary)

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y separately published work icon The Puzzling Pet Parade Anna Battese , Capalaba : Yellow Brick Books , 2022 24771267 2022 single work children's fiction children's

'When pets go missing on the day of the big parade, Penelope Dolores "PD" McPem is on the case! 

'It's West Bay Primary School's annual Pet Parade and Miss Harnett's Year One class is excited to showcase their lovable companions. Budding detective PD McPem is particularly keen to show off her clever canine assistant, Scooter. But the arrival of her new deskmate, Theodora Putkins, and her Rhinoceros Beetle Circus creates havoc when both Scooter and Mary the beetle are nowhere to be found!

'Can PD McPem's Agency for Mysterious Mysteries solve the puzzle of the missing pets before it's too late?' (Publication summary)

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y separately published work icon The Baffling Beach Bandit Anna Battese , Capalaba : Riveted Press , 2024 27666476 2024 single work children's fiction children's

'Dive into the sandy shores with PD McPem in an unforgettable beach adventure! PD and her classmates are all set for a day of sun and sea, but the excitement takes an unexpected turn when they discover somebody has sunk the lifeboats. As Detective PD McPem and her team investigate, they unravel a trail of chaos – bananas missing, food scattered, and the bell from Mr Li's ice cream trike is missing. The culprit? A brown shaggy dog, according to a witness. Can PD and her friends find the real rascal before Scooter gets the blame? Grab your detective gear and get ready for a beach day like no other!' (Publication summary)

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y separately published work icon The Wild Whodunnit Anna Battese , Capalaba : Riveted Press , 2024 28366442 2024 single work children's fiction children's mystery

'PD has determined that for her playdate at the zoo, she will be a safari adventurer, not a detective. But when the elephants go missing, along with Aunt Dot, a detective is exactly what is needed. Thankfully Grandpa has packed a ‘Just in Case case’, and soon PD has her trusty magnifying glass, notebook and trilby hat ready to go.  But where on earth could the elephants be? They are not exactly easy to hide! It soon becomes clear that Ranger Steve knows something … can PD and Theodora uncover the truth before it’s too late?' (Publication summary)

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First known date: 2022
Last amended 6 Jul 2022 13:30:27
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