Lily, Jasper and Katie, central characters from earlier “Pals in Peril” books, find their vacation getaway plans to Moose Tongue Lodge go awry when a priceless diamond necklace owned by a fellow tourist goes missing. A host of heroes from other children’s classics coincidentally appear who help to complicate, as well as resolve, the mystery. Anderson’s imaginative narrative and loopy protagonists, will have readers laughing all the way to the comic conclusion. 243 pages Ages 8-11
Recommended by Ann Mansfield, Librarian.