The Legend of Diamond Lil: A J.J. Tully Mystery (J. J. Tully Mysteries)

By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell

The Legend of Diamond Lil, moment publication within the illustrated J.J. Tully secret sequence, is ideal for elementary-school young children who love event and animals. ny instances bestselling writer Doreen Cronin brings an identical remarkable humor to the JJ. Tully whodunits that she did to her cherished photograph ebook bestsellers like Diary of a Worm.
In this sequel to the bankruptcy booklet The difficulty with Chickens, all search-and-rescue puppy J.J. Tully wishes is to get pleasure from his retirement. yet mama chick Moosh and chicks airborne dirt and dust and Sugar are appearing unusual. A possum retains discovering its approach into the fowl coop. And J.J. has questions on Diamond Lil, the fondness new puppy round the corner. He’ll need to music down the clues and sniff out the facts to avoid wasting the day.

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No water bowl. No squeaky toy. It doesn’t take a search-and-rescue puppy to stick with a path of child powder to any extent further than it takes a firefighter to place out a fit. The odor acquired more desirable as I obtained towards the house—and led at once beneath it. “I don’t reckon you introduced pie? ” she acknowledged sweetly. back with the pie. “What are you doing below there? ” I requested. “It’s cooler below here,” answered Lillian. “Cool in the home too,” I replied. “I like clean air,” she stated. “Crawling below a home to get clean air is a bit like digging a gap to get a few sun,” I stated. “You certain received a humorous method of apologizing, honey,” she stated. “Listen, kid,” I stated. “I’ve bought a family members of chickens to guard, so I don’t take kindly to anyone who arrives unannounced in the course of the evening. Won’t ask for forgiveness for that. should you and that i are square…” “Point taken,” she stated with a mild smile. She wasn’t searching for a struggle. “Say, how precisely does a posh purebred arctic defend puppy finish up in a rustic backyard? ” I requested. “Same approach a hugely proficient search-and-rescue puppy does, I suppose,” she acknowledged. “Besides,” she extra, “there’s not anything fancy approximately me. ” “You scent beautiful fancy,” I remarked. “Aren’t you candy to note! ” “I realize a lot,” I stated. “It’s my activity. ” i used to be nonetheless crouching down below the home, and my legs have been able to supply out. “Listen, honey,” she acknowledged softly, “seems such as you and me obtained off at the improper foot. How approximately you supply a woman a moment probability? ” “I consider I—” “Well, I do claim, glance what the breeze blew in,” Lillian interrupted. “I swear we received June insects again domestic greater than you, Little Boo. ” Sugar’s face lit up. “We’re approximately to have tale time,” acknowledged airborne dirt and dust. “Why don’t you remain? ” requested Moosh. there has been not anything a lot to do round the corner yet chase squirrels. Squirrels are lovely quick. So I sat back off. Sugar smiled. “It’s Mom’s flip today,” acknowledged airborne dirt and dust. “She’s going to complete the tale approximately how she met Barb. ” I by no means concept to invite Moosh how she came. I consistently figured she got here with the home. nine Halftime “Like I stated the previous day, i used to be using at the back of a pickup truck,” Moosh began. “Next factor I knew, we hit a bump and that i landed approximately twenty toes off the facet of the road…. ” I needed to hand it to her, she used to be an excellent storyteller. I additionally had no challenge imagining Barb operating out into the center of a football video game to rescue a fearful bird from the mouth of a tuba. My empty belly permit me are aware of it used to be time to go away. “How approximately a few corporation on evening patrol? ” requested Lillian. all of the chickens have been gazing me. “It will be tough available in the market at night,” I warned. “I can deal with it,” she promised. I hesitated, yet Sugar gave me that glance back. i assume a bit corporation wouldn’t be the worst factor on the planet, i presumed. “Okay,” I acknowledged ultimately. “We’ll supply it a shot. yet I don’t are looking to pay attention blathering all evening. It’s a piece shift, no longer a shut eye occasion. ” Sugar used to be ecstatic, Lillian appeared happy, and Moosh appeared approximately as arrogant as a fowl can glance with no laying an egg. 10 stick with the chief fact be informed, i used to be waiting for a few canines corporation.

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