A children’s book about the mongoose Detective Monguri, who sets out to resolve the theft of the Miracle Bonbon berries.
- Book Intro
In the town of Simbakopi where many animals live in peace and harmony, something unexpected takes place one day. It is the case of Miracle Bonbon berries theft. When the cherished and precious Miracle Bonbon berries disappear, the residents become all frightened and the town turns topsy-turvy. Right then, a great detective, Monguri, steps forward to solve the case. Can he, with his meticulous observation and logical investigation, find the criminal who stole the Miracle Bonbon berries?
*The Mongoose detective with sharp ears and keen eyes**
Monguri, the mongoose who lives in the town of Simbakopi, is a most remarkable detective. His ears are always receptive, like an antenna, and his keen eyes are scrupulously inspecting the surroundings even when the town cannot be quieter. The town of Simbakopi is where both the herbivorous and carnivorous animals live in peace and mutual respect for each other. But one day, something Monguri had been so eagerly waiting for takes place. That is to say, the case of the stolen Miracle Bonbon berries!
The thief has stolen all the precious berries and disappeared without leaving a trace.
The residents of Simbakopi are in great fear. Can Monguri capture the thief and restore peace to the town?
*A motley group of animals from the town of Simbakopi depicted through zany writing and illustrations**
Simbakopi is a town where diverse animals live in peace. Their individualistic characters are delineated in a lovable, endearing, and humorous manner for a vivid presentation of the residents of Simbakopi.
Following the exciting stories of each of the animal in the lively town of Simbakopi, readers will become immersed in the theft case and feel as though they themselves are the detective doing the investigation.
- About the Author
The author studied chemistry in college and worked as a screenwriter for a children’s program at a broadcasting company. She wrote this book for her two daughters who like stories and won the grand prize at the 2nd Kyobo Books Children’s Book Contest.
The illustrator graduated from Kaywon University School of Art and Design and studied illustration at HILLS, the Korea Illustration School.