Mark Anchovy: Pizza Detective
Colin Kingsley is a pizza delivery boy with a twist. He’s actually an aspiring detective.
But in sleepy Rufflington-on-Sea, there are no cases to solve – until the Golden Spatula League come calling. The world’s premier agency for ‘caterer-detectives’, run by children, the G.S.L. have been dazzled by Colin’s freakish memory skills.
To join their ranks, Colin – codenamed ‘Mark Anchovy’ – must fly to Rome to track down a valuable stolen painting, titled, ‘Girl With A Squirrel’. The chief suspect: Big Alan Fresco, notorious art thief and pizza addict.
128 × 197 mm, 311 pp.
Softcover, black and white
Ages 8 to 12
“If all of this sounds ludicrous… well, it is. Very amusingly so.”
The Week Junior
“Packed with hilarious illustrations, you’ll want to gobble this up all at once.”
“The first in a new series, Mark Anchovy: Pizza Detective is a must-read for mystery fans… A hilarious and exciting story from author and illustrator William Goldsmith. ”
INIS - Children’s Books Ireland Magazine
“The story is bursting with cliffhangers and plot twists to entertain and engage on every page – all with added intrigue, drama, code breaking, despicable villains and of course, pizza. Author and illustrator William Goldsmith has hit on a winning formula in this, his debut children’s novel, which is sure to herald the start of a successful new series for Colin and the Golden Spatula League.”