Emil and the Detectives
27%
off

Emil and the Detectives

3.96 (6,590 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days
When will my order arrive?

Description

EMIL AND THE DETECTIVES by Erich Kastner has been in print ever since it was first published in 1928.Young Emil is robbed on his first real railway journey of money entrusted to him by his hard-working mother for the relatives he is to stay with in Berlin. A gang of boys about his own age come to his aid, and a thrilling adventure full of surprises ensues as they use their wits to devise a wonderfully simple but practical trick to capture the thief.With every detail clearly drawn - from the tiresome business of getting into best clothes for the journey, down to the final anxiety as to what shall be done with a gloriously unexpected reward - this is a story all young readers will enjoy.Reissued in the 'A Puffin Book' series of children's modern classics.
show more

Product details

  • 11+
  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 12mm | 138g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • ed
  • 0141362626
  • 9780141362625
  • 30,903

About Erich Kästner

Erich Kastner was a German author, poet, screenwriter and satirist, known primarily for his humorous, socially astute poems and for children's books including his most famous series which began with Emil and the Detectives.
show more

Rating details

6,590 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 33% (2,167)
4 38% (2,483)
3 23% (1,545)
2 5% (316)
1 1% (79)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X