Miss Cat The Case of the Curious Canary

Joëlle Jolivet, Jean-Luc Fromental

Follow the investigations of Miss Cat as she tries to crack the case of a missing canary in a thrilling Scandi noiresque graphic novel.

Sad, old Mr. Maximus comes to see Miss Cat at the old dairy she uses as an office. Someone has kidnapped his canary, Harry, his pride and joy. Mr. Maximus begs the detective to help find him.

Following the trail of the missing canary, Miss Cat encounters the alluring Doris and aggressive Wolfgang, her talking dog. What could they be trying to hide? And could the elderly Maximus and the dashing Mixus the Magnificent—a magician with extraordinary powers—actually be the same person? Miss Cat must uncover the truth and get everything back to normal!

With a Scandi noir atmosphere, Miss Cat: The Case of the Curious Canary is a gripping graphic novel that will make young readers eager for the next installment.


Going for a noir tone…a sly caper featuring a particularly clever, observant, and memorably clad sleuth.

— Kirkus Reviews

The purrfect investigator… The illustrations, with strong black pencils and a vivid color palette, help with establishing a mysterious mood and antiquated atmosphere.

— School Library Journal


Joëlle Jolivet


Joëlle Jolivet and Jean-Luc Fromental are the creators of numerous internationally acclaimed children's books, including Oops!, Bonesville, and 365 Penguins, which receivedthe Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor.

Jean-Luc Fromental