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Published: August 2020
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Author: Mourlevat
BIC Subject: Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage)
 
Published: 01-Aug-2020
Format: Paperback, 240 pages, 198x129mm
ISBN: 9781783449699
Stock Code: 3449699
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When Jefferson the hedgehog goes to his local hairdresser's, he's shocked to discover the barber lying dead on the floor. Falsely accused of the murder, Jefferson goes into hiding in the human kingdom with only his friend Gilbert the pig to help him clear his name. But can the two hunt down the real killer before it's too late? And how is the murder connected to the fight for animal rights?

With a cover by Lisa d'Andrea, and inside illustrations by Antoine Ronzon

When Jefferson the hedgehog goes to his local hairdresser's, he's shocked to discover the barber lying dead on the floor. Falsely accused of the murder, Jefferson goes into hiding in the human kingdom with only his friend Gilbert the pig to help him clear his name. But can the two hunt down the real killer before it's too late? And how is the murder connected to the fight for animal rights?

With a cover by Lisa d'Andrea, and inside illustrations by Antoine Ronzon


Jean-Claude Mourlevat was born in Ambert, Auvergne in 1952 in a farming family. He studied in Strasbourg, Toulouse, Bonn and Paris, and worked as a German teacher in college before becoming an actor. He performed as the clown character Guedoulde in a show that toured France and internationally and has also staged works by Brecht, Cocteau and Shakespeare. Jean-Claude Mourlevat turned to writing for children in the late 1990s and has since published numerous books for young readers and won several awards including the Prix des Incorruptibles and the Sorcières Prix. He lives near Saint-Étienne, with his wife and their two children.
 
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