The Whodunit Detective Agency

LasseMajas Detektivbyrå, “The Whodunit Detective Agency” is a Swedish children’s book series written by Martin Widmark and illustrated by Helena Willis. The international best-selling series of illustrated chapter books follows friends and classmates Lasse and Maja on their crime solving adventures in the small town of Valleby (Pleasant Valley). 

Facts

  • The first book in the series was published in 2002, The Diamond Mystery. 
  • 28 chapter books in the series, 44 in total.
  • Over 5,5 million copies sold in Sweden.
  • Translated into 40 languages.
  • Six live-action movies based on the books. 
  • Awarded “Best children’s crime novel” by Crimetime Awards 2019.
  • New comic magazine released 2020.

 

Author photo: ©Thron Ullberg

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