The Baboon with the Golden Bum
Illustration by Stephen StoneIllustration by Stephen Stone

The Free Range Detective Agency: The Baboon with the Golden Bum

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Another hilarious, and yet very serious investigation led by Seamus the private detective. Who said turkeys couldn’t solve mysteries?

Do you have a mystery that needs solving? Check inside your copy of this book for your free postcard and send Seamus your perplexing puzzle!  Check this page for the Free Range Detective’s replies, or follow #freerangepost for all the latest mysteries.

Scroll down to download free colouring pages created by Stephen Stone.
Stephen Stone created the fun illustrations in this book and you can see more of his work on his website



Product Description

A brand new instalment of The Free Range Detective Agency series.
Seamus the turkey detective is once again desperate for a new case.

When security breaches threaten two-time Business Monkey of the Year, baboon Frank Bloombum’s top-secret money-making facilities, the Free Range Detective Agency is called to the rescue.

Who might be responsible? The baboon, the jackal, the newt, the toad? And what about that other toad
Frank accidentally flushed down the toilet all those years ago?

It’s a hard case, but, Seamus can count on his friends, a meerkat and a mole, to help him crack it.

Want to read more of Seamus’s escapades? Check out Murder Most Fowl to know what happens when Seamus in a case involving a sinister snake, pigs with piercings and a meerkat called Elvis 



‘Jed and Stephen have done it again, with another crazy, slightly anarchic, extremely Irish turkey detective …  Funny, clever, and just weird enough for kids to really enjoy … A fantastic read. I hope this series runs and runs.’ – Read and Reviewed

The Baboon with the Golden Bum has all the ingredients of a great detective story in which everyone is trying to outwit everyone else.’ – Scope for Imagination

‘Jed Lynch has crafted another hilarious, and yet serious investigation led by ‘Seamus the private detective’ …  A gimmick within the book is the inclusion of a postcard pre-addressed to ‘Seamus the private detective’ c/o the Dublin postal address of the Publisher. It’s great to see this old world use of engagement, as it will encourage children to practice their handwriting, having already practiced their reading.’ – The

‘Clever, quirky and compelling, it will keep you glued to the page.’ – Mary Esther Judy, Fallen Star Stories


About Jed Lynch

Jed Lynch is a human author from Cork. The Free Range Detective Agency is the first thing that he has co-written with a turkey. Seamus provides the exciting storylines based on the cases he has worked, as well as all of the feathers, wings, and beaks in the partnership. Jed, on the other hand, provides the hands.


Seamus the Turkey

Click to download this colouring page of Seamus the Turkey by Steve Stone


Click to download this colouring page of Doc by Steve Stone


Click to download this colouring page of Elvis by Steve Stone

Miss Ermine

Click to download this colouring page of Miss Ermine by Steve Stone

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1 review for The Free Range Detective Agency: Murder Most Fowl

  1. Sarah McColgan
    5 out of 5


    My nine year old son really enjoyed this book. He found it funny and interesting and he read in a couple of days which is always a good sign. He hopes that they make a second murder most fowl.

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