Published 1 May 2011
Children’s Fiction, ages 7+

A mysterious illness with very strange symptoms is spreading through Runcible, throwing the townsfolk into a panic. Edie Amelia Sparks, nine-year-old detective extraordinaire, sets out to investigate.

Together with her new best friend Cheesy Chompster and Mr Pants, her French bulldog, Edie begins the hunt for a cure. The adventurers encounter some rather unusual things along the way, including:

  • a flan-eating dog
  • people in colourful jumpsuits
  • a dastardly theft
  • a motorised pram
  • some very distressed alpacas
  • and a solution that’s right before their eyes

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