The Legend of Diamond Lil: A J.J. Tully Mystery

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HarperCollins, Feb 28, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
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After his last run-in with Vince the Funnel and the mystery of the missing chicks, J.J. the search-and-rescue dog is ready for some much-needed R & R. But just when he thinks he has everything under control, there’s a new problem to worry about: Diamond Lil, a shiny new dog who’s taken up residence next door. Suddenly Moosh and her chicks are spending an awful lot of time with their fancy friend, talking about weird things like fluffy feathers and good posture. And Lil’s not the only new kid cramping J.J.’s style. There’s a possum loose, and it’s up to J.J. to keep everyone safe. But the questions keep piling up. Is Lil all that she seems? And how does the possum keep finding her way to the chicken coop?

In this hilarious follow-up to The Trouble with Chickens, the clues, plot twists, and one-liners add up to an unputdownable read.

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Review: The Legend of Diamond Lil (JJ Tully Mystery #2)

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this was a cute and funny little mystery about a dog and an unlikely ally. throw in some chickens and you have a page turning adventure great for new 2 chapter book readers. there were a few spots I got a little confused by the writing but overall it was a good story. Read full review

Review: The Legend of Diamond Lil (JJ Tully Mystery #2)

User Review  - Kristin - Goodreads

Giving this a 4 for the kids! I still didn't love the writing style, but both kiddos ate it up and are hoping for a #3! Read full review

About the author (2012)

Doreen Cronin is the New York Times bestselling author of picture books such as Rescue Bunnies, the Diary of . . . series, and Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type, a Caldecott Honor Book. She also wrote The Trouble with Chickens, the first book in the J.J. Tully Mystery series. When she was growing up, Doreen’s dogs were Archie and Trapper (after two of her favorite television characters). She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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