He’s imaginative, quirky, and has great intuition – Fabio the Worlds Greatest Flamingo Detective solves crime with his Giraffe friend George. The Case of the Missing Hippo will have you laughing and trying to solve the mysterious crime yourself.
I read a lot of children’s chapter books, but none have been quite like this one, its story is fresh and real, with an injection of history that brings it all into a well paced adventure.
He is whimsical, magical, silly, imaginative and a whole lot mysterious, but most of all you know he’s got your back. Mr Bambuckle is the teacher everyone wants except for Miss Frost and Principle Sternblast.
The book flows well and has been well crafted by Meredith Costain. Olivia is endearing but with a little mischievousness on the side which adds depth to the character. Her inquisitive nature is what makes her such a fun and likable character.
Congratulations to all those that have made it to the notables list , I am super proud of the quality of Australian literature, the children of Australia are so blessed to have such good quality books at their fingertips, and for those children that don’t let’s make it possible.
This Australian series celebrates the adventures of three Horse-crazy friends who sometimes learn that caring for horses can be hard, and the ups and downs that come with being friends.