Kizmet and the Case of the Smashed Violin

Author(s): Frank Woodley

MIDDLE FICTION

From Frank Woodley, much-loved comedian, storyteller and talented artist, comes a hilarious series about an inquisitive young girl, a cheeky currawong bird and a bumbling detective.


Kizmet, Gretchen and Detective Spencer are in Hugelstein to protect the priceless Stradivarius violins, but during a performance one of the instruments is mysteriously destroyed. As Kizmet and the gang follow the trail of evidence in this case, they find themselves in more danger than ever before!


Product Information

Frank Woodley is built from funny - it's in his bones. Whether he's being a comedian, clown, actor or acrobat, he is constantly creating characters and worlds to engage audiences of all ages. Since emerging from the acclaimed duo Lano and Woodley in 2006, Frank has created four new stage shows and his own ABC series Woodley - created by, written, produced and starring Frank as the title character opposite Justine Clarke. Although Frank continues to perform on stage, he has also turned his immense talent to children's books, writing and illustrating his first books: Kizmet and the Case of the Tassie Tiger and Kizmet and the Case of the Smashed Violin.

General Fields

  • : 9780143308553
  • : Penguin Books Australia
  • : Puffin
  • : books