Books

The Swimprize Mystery

Author
Widmark, Martin
Illustrator
Willis, Helena
Swedish title
Simborgarmysteriet
Series
The Whodunit Detective Agency
Category
Children \ Fiction 6-9
Pub Date
Sep 19, 2011
Format
148 x 210 mm, bl/w illustrations, 96 sidor

Thefts, missing swimming trunks and fire alarms - what on earth is happening during the big Christmas swim?

The tree is in place by the indoor pool and Christmas music is blaring out of the speakers. It seems as if the whole of Valleby is crammed into the pool to swim 200 metres. The swimming badge

But the special event degenerates into a real slapstick comedy, in which a shivering confidence trickster, a gullible check-out girl and rejected lifeguard make up an unlikely trio. And a righteous priest and a hotel receptionist who can’t swim are added to the mix…