Moone Boy 2: The Fish Detective

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Successful film and TV star Chris O'Dowd collaborates with friend and fellow screenwriter Nick Vincent Murphy on Moone Boy: The Fish Detective, the second book in this hilarious illustrated series inspired by the Sky TV series they co-wrote.

Martin's parents are strapped for cash: it's going to be a budget Christmas this year. So Martin plans to buy his own presents - and attempts, unsuccessfully, to get a job. Padraic puts in a word for him with his Auntie Bridget, who runs the local butcher's shop. But her shop is struggling as the fish shop across the road undercuts her, and Bridget just can't compete. No one knows how the owner, Francie Feeley, does it - especially since he doesn't seem to employ anyone at his fish factory. No one goes in; no one comes out - it's a mystery.

Intrigued, Martin decides to go undercover and find out the truth, like a fish-mole - or a fish detective. Martin infiltrates the factory and discovers that Francie is illegally employing a gang of Brazilian fish-gutters. They're a lot of fun and one of them, Fabio, becomes Martin's good friend. But when Martin is exposed as a spy, he has to choose which side he's on. Will Christmas be ruined for the whole of Boyle?

Books by Chris O'Dowd

Moone Boy: The Marvellous Activity Manual
Moone Boy: The Marvellous Activity Manual
Moone Boy: The Blunder Years
Moone Boy: The Blunder Years

Books in the Series

Moone Boy: The Marvellous Activity Manual
Moone Boy: The Marvellous Activity Manual
Moone Boy: The Blunder Years
Moone Boy: The Blunder Years

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Moone Boy 2: The Fish Detective read an extract

Moone Boy 2: The Fish Detective read an extract

07 December 2015

By Pan Macmillan

Read the first chapter from Moone Boy 2: The Fish Dectective and find out how the next books in this very funny illustrated-fiction series begins!

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Moone Boy: Fish Detective activity sheets

Moone Boy: Fish Detective activity sheets

08 June 2016

By Macmillan Children's Books

Help Martin Moone figure out what’s going on in Francie's Fishatorium in these activity sheets.

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