Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Carbon Footprint

Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Carbon Footprint

by Michael Bond

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Overview

THE RENOWNED CREATOR OF PADDINGTON BEAR SERVES UP AN INTRIGUING NEW CASE FOR MONSIEUR PAMPLEMOUSSE AND HIS FAITHFUL BLOODHOUND POMMES FRITES

In an attempt to improve the lacklustre reputation of France’s most prestigious culinary guide in America, the director of Le Guide persuades Monsieur Pamplemousse to write a play for the guide’s benefit, complete with a walk-on part for faithful bloodhound Pommes Frites.

Emphasising the importance of a healthy lifestyle to decrease one’s carbon footprint, Monsieur Pamplemousse tries to impress the well-renowned American food-critic Jay Corby, but disaster strikes on opening night and Corby storms out in a rage. It’s vital he is found before he ruins everything for Le Guide – luckily, star sniffer dog Pommes Frites, is hot on the trail of their only lead: a flimsy undergarment belonging to an exotic dancer they came across in a state of undress before the start of the show ...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780749040482
Publisher: Allison & Busby, Limited
Publication date: 12/19/2011
Series: Monsieur Pamplemousse Series , #17
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 694,700
File size: 321 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Michael Bond was born in Newbury, Berkshire in 1926 and started writing whilst serving in the army during the Second World War. In 1958 the first book featuring his most famous creation, Paddington Bear, was published and many stories of his adventures followed. In 1983 he turned his hand to adult fiction and the detective cum gastronome par excellence Monsieur Pamplemousse and his faithful bloodhound Pommes Frites were born. Michael Bond was awarded the OBE in 1997 and in 2007 was made an Honorary Doctor of Letters by Reading University. He passed away in 2017.

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