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The Third Pig Detective AgencyHarry Pigg, the only surviving brother from the Big Bad Wolf attacks, has set up business as a private detective in Grimmtown, only things aren’t going too well. Down on his luck, with bills to pay and no clients in sight, the outlook is poor. But then in walks local businessman Aladdin who needs someone to help him track down an old lamp. What follows is far from an open-and-shut case. Funny, thrilling, and always entertaining, Harry Pigg is an old breed of hero for a new generation. Although written for older children, Harry Pigg will appeal to grown ups as well with plenty of in-jokes for all ages.

Here is what some of the children from the Navan Book Club Thought of it.

‘I thought the book was brilliant and very funny. I would recommend it to other readers, I love the way Bob Burke brought in characters from other stories.’ Ciara (12)

‘I really liked the book because it involved lots of fairytale characters, I really enjoyed it.’ Molly (11)

‘I thought this was a great and funny fantasy. I would recommend this to anybody, it was brilliant.’ Jennifer (12)

‘I think it was the funniest book I’ve ever read.’ Eadaoin (11)

‘I thought the book was hilarious, with lots of jokes only adults would get. I loved the stlye of the writing it reminded me of old black and white detective movies.’ Susanne (40)

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