Giving this spry caper dimension are snippets of science, history and fiction Frederick has gleaned at school and the strong fraternal bond between the brothers, despite their differences. The action-packed story should readily hold readers' attention. --Publishers Weekly, December 17, 2007
The short, action-packed chapters, engaging illustrations, and author's conversational style will attract many readers. This book would serve as an entertaining read-aloud. --VOYA, December 2007
Fast-paced and suspenseful, this is solid entertainment for the middle-grade reader. --Kirkus Reviews, August 15, 2007
About the Author
JUDY COX lives with her husband and son in Ontario, Oregon. Her first novel, The Mystery of the Burmese Bandicoot, brings the wit and wisdom of her popular chapter books and picture books to middle-grade readers and draws on her own experiences as a teacher. Her picture book, "Don't Be Silly, Mrs. Millie!", was named one of the top ten children's books of the year by Time magazine in 2005. She is currently working on the next book about Frederick and Ishbu.