Mr. and Mrs. Bunny--Detectives Extraordinaire! by Mrs. Bunny translated by Polly Horvath

 

Written with a delightfully British sense of humor, Mr. and Mrs. Bunny is always completely silly without ever feeling ridiculous.  Madeline's parents have been kidnapped by a band of people who look suspiciously like foxes.  Luckily Madeline, who happens to speak Bunny, runs into a pair of newly minted detectives, Mr. and Mrs. Bunny, who chose the profession because they would get to wear fedoras.  The meeting of the three unlikely friends leads to a madcap adventure involving garlic-bread loving marmots and foxes who learned to speak English by watching sitcoms, and also shows the importance of those rare friends who can become your family.

-Reviewed by Anna from Books Inc. Chestnut St.