Jacky Marrone: In Search of Golden Claw (vol. I)

Children & Young Adult, Picture-Books, Picture-Books Age 6+, Children's Books, Children's Books Age 6+, Children's Books Friends / Family, Children's Books Adventure / Crime

Quirky, funny, endearing - here comes Jacky Marrone!


Jacky Marrone is a streetwise fox and private detective with an extraordinary knack for tricky cases. His first case unfolds at breakneck speed: the disappearance of a hen that can lay golden eggs. During his investigation, Jacky Marrone stumbles across not only a hard-boiled super villain, but also across enthusiast inventor Alice, whose sensational shrinking liquid plays a pivotal role in the solving of this case.


  • A fast-paced and humorous children’s mystery with marvellous illustrations
  • For fans of Legend of Kevin by Philip Reeve
Franziska Biermann

Franziska Biermann studied at the Hamburg College of Design. Since 1999, she has been a successful children’s book author and illustration. She lives in Hamburg with her family.

Jacky Marrone: In Search of Golden Claw (vol. I)

Quirky, funny, endearing - here comes Jacky Marrone!


Jacky Marrone is a streetwise fox and private detective with an extraordinary knack for tricky cases. His first case unfolds at breakneck speed: the disappearance of a hen that can lay golden eggs. During his investigation, Jacky Marrone stumbles across not only a hard-boiled super villain, but also across enthusiast inventor Alice, whose sensational shrinking liquid plays a pivotal role in the solving of this case.


  • A fast-paced and humorous children’s mystery with marvellous illustrations
  • For fans of Legend of Kevin by Philip Reeve
Bibliographic Data
120 pages, ISBN: 978-3-423-76230-4
First published 2018