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Emil and the Detectives

(1929)
(The first book in the Emil and the Detectives series)
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Originally published in 1929, Erich Kastner's engaging tale has delighted readers young and old, for generations. It's Emil's first train ride alone and he's excited, and a little nervous.On the train, his fellow passengers are impressed with how polite and grown-up Emil is, and the man in the bowler hat offers him some chocolate - but Emil keeps checking his coat pocket, where he's pinned the money that he is taking to his grandmother. Soon, though, Emil finds himself getting sleepy . . . and the next thing he knows, the man in the bowler hat is gone - and so is the money! With the help of some new friends Emil becomes a detective and tracks the thief through the city. With its enduring themes of leadership, courage, and teamwork, there are many lessons to be learned by the grownups and the children, alike, and the delightful illustrations by Walter Trier make this rollicking, heartwarming tale come alive.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Hardback Editions

December 2011 : UK Hardback
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Title: Emil And The Detectives (Random House Childrens Classic)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-85755-029-2 / 978-0-85755-029-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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November 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-58567-586-5 / 978-1-58567-586-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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March 2007 : USA Hardback

Title: Emil And The Detectives
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-58567-879-1 / 978-1-58567-879-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Overlook Press
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January 1998 : USA Hardback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-7607-0638-7 / 978-0-7607-0638-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Barnes and Noble
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August 1990 : UK Hardback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (Lythway Large Print Books)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-7451-1180-7 / 978-0-7451-1180-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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September 1959 : UK Hardback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-224-60367-1 / 978-0-224-60367-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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February 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (New Windmills)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-435-12198-7 / 978-0-435-12198-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heinemann Educational
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June 1960 : USA Hardback
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Title: Emily and the Detectives
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-385-07289-9 / 978-0-385-07289-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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December 1940 : UK Hardback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (Teaching of English)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-17-443220-8 / 978-0-17-443220-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd
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June 1930 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Emil and the Detectives: A Story for Children
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-385-06142-0 / 978-0-385-06142-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

October 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Level 3: Emil and the Detectives Book and MP3 Pack (Pearson English Graded Readers)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-4479-2548-3 / 978-1-4479-2548-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pearson Education
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July 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (A Puffin Book)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-14-136262-6 / 978-0-14-136262-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin
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November 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (Oberon Modern Plays)
Author(s): Erich Kastner, Carl Miller
ISBN: 1-78319-018-3 / 978-1-78319-018-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
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April 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-4683-0829-7 / 978-1-4683-0829-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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August 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (Vintage Children's Classics)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-09-957284-2 / 978-0-09-957284-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage Children's Classics
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1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives: Level 3 (Pearson English Graded Readers)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-4058-6231-9 / 978-1-4058-6231-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pearson Education
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February 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: PLPR3:Emil and the Detective Bk/CD Pack: Level 3 (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-4058-7899-1 / 978-1-4058-7899-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pearson Education
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March 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil And The Detectives (Red Fox Classics)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-09-941312-4 / 978-0-09-941312-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Red Fox
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November 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil & The Detectives New Edition: Peng3:Emil & Detectives NE Kastner (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-582-42699-5 / 978-0-582-42699-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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December 1994 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil And The Detectives (Red Fox Middle Fiction)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-09-929361-7 / 978-0-09-929361-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Red Fox
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March 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (Longman Classics)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-582-54153-0 / 978-0-582-54153-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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March 1985 : USA Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-590-40571-3 / 978-0-590-40571-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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March 1985 : USA Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-590-33434-4 / 978-0-590-33434-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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1971 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil And the Detectives (Puffin Story Books)
Author(s): Kastner Erich
ISBN: 0-14-030126-7 / 978-0-14-030126-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin
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October 1976 : UK Paperback
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (New Method Supplementary Readers)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-582-53448-8 / 978-0-582-53448-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Longman
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Audio Editions

July 2016 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Level 3: Emil and the Detectives MP3 for Pack (Pearson English Graded Readers)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-4479-0765-5 / 978-1-4479-0765-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pearson Education
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March 2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: PLPR3:Emil and the Detectives CD for Pack (Penguin Readers (Graded Readers))
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 1-4058-5781-1 / 978-1-4058-5781-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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December 1993 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Emil and the Detectives: Complete & Unabridged (Chivers Childrens Audio Books)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
ISBN: 0-7451-4481-0 / 978-0-7451-4481-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Children's Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Emil And The Detectives (Red Fox Classics)
Author(s): Erich Kastner
Publisher: RHCP Digital
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November 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Emil and the Detectives (Oberon Modern Plays)
Author(s): Erich Kastner, Carl Miller
Publisher: Oberon Books
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