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Half Moon Investigations

Colfer, Eoin

(Audiobook CD - 2006)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Half Moon Investigations
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Fletcher Moon, nicknamed "Half Moon" because of his shortness, must track down a conspiracy or be framed for a crime he did not committ.
Publisher: New York : Random House/Listening Library, p2006
Edition: Library ed
ISBN: 9780739335611
0739335618
Branch Call Number: CD Children COLFER
Characteristics: 6 sound discs (ca. 7 hr., 17 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Reilly, Sean Patrick Narrator

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Fletcher Moon got his detective badge on the Internet and now a classmate wants him to solve a crime. But when he uncovers a conspiracy, it might be Fletcher who pays the price. Also available to download.


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Jul 25, 2013
  • rlp_portmoody rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

As a children's librarian I read a considerable amount of Juvenile fiction. In my other life I read a lot of mystery novels. This book was amazing from both perspectives.
Eoin Colfer (sounds like Owen, if you've ever wondered) has really nailed the voice and tone of a hard-boiled private detective, trapped in the body and world of a twelve year old kid. The first person narration is brilliant and sarcastic with many witty quips and comebacks.
The mystery itself is a well written, crazy, yet within the realm of possibility, puzzle that will keep readers guessing with dead ends and plenty of Red herrings. But all the clues are therefor the reader and they do add up in the end.
This was a pure delight for me. I think children and adults who enjoy a good mystery and a bit of humor will very much enjoy this novel.
It is read by Sean Patrick Reilly with his wonderful Irish voice. He is a clear and expressive reader who captures the voice of 12 year old Fletcher. A real joy to listen to.

Apr 29, 2013
  • MUSICinWIRES rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great book; well written, funny and interesting.

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Apr 29, 2013
  • MUSICinWIRES rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

MUSICinWIRES thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 7 and 16

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Apr 29, 2013
  • MUSICinWIRES rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Irish kid solves mysteries with an unexpected friend.

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