Jørn Lier Horst & Hans Jørgen Sandnes

Operation Shipwreck

Detective Agency No. 2 #13

A violent storm has washed up the remains of a shipwreck on Riverton’s shores. Among the debris, Tiril and Oliver find evidence of a pollution scandal. But there’s also something that points to the existence of an old shipwreck just outside Riverton. It’s a new case for Detective Agency. No. 2, and this time they’ll not only have to dig deep, but dive deep, to find the truth!

Jørn Lier Horst & Hans Jørgen Sandnes’ Detective Agency No. 2 series is crime fiction for the youngest – clever, engaging, and full of thrills! Join our heroes Tiril, Oliver and their dog Ocho as they solve mysteries that have even the adults of Riverton scratching their heads.

Jørn Lier Horst & Hans Jørgen Sandnes

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Norwegian writer Jørn Lier Horst (b. 1970) and illustrator and animator Hans Jørgen Sandnes (b. 1979) have together created the bestselling children’s book series Detective Agency No. 2 for ages 6-9. Jørn Lier Horst has won multiple awards for his crime fiction books for adults, and is also the author behind the highly praised CLUE series for children aged 9-12. Horst’s ability to create charming and believable characters has resulted in a rich universe full adventure and mystery. Together with Hans Jørgen Sandnes’ award-winning illustrations, the Detective Agency No. 2 series’ universe and its lovable young detective duo are brought to vivid life before the reader.

The Detective Agency No. 2 series follows the adventures of Tiril, Oliver and their dog Ocho. Together the two young detectives collect evidence, search for connections, and join the at times perilous hunt for criminals. Concluding each book is an afterword in which readers can put their own sleuthing skills to the test.

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Norway, Gyldendal

Other titles

Operation Shipwreck
Operation Mummy
Operation Pirate
Operation Ghost
Operation Circus
Operation Plastic Bag
Operation Bronze Square
Operation Windblast
Operation Summer Island
Operation Daffodil
Operation Sunset
Operation Shadowman
Operation Thundercloud
The Search for the Thief’s Thief
The Search for the Queen of the Jungle
The Search for Captain Krogh’s Gold
Detective’s Handbook

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Edited February 22, 2018 by Salomonsson Agency