Kid Noir: Kitty Feral and the Case of the Marshmallow Monkey (Turner Classic Movies) (Hardcover)
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From celebrated Dark City author, TCM host, and film noir expert Eddie Muller comes the tale of hardboiled cat detective Kitty Feral and the search for a candy-crusted chocolate confection—and a missing friend.
Dangerous denizens lurk around every dark corner as Kitty searches for clues in bookstores, alleyways, rooftops, and waterfronts. Who made off with the majestic Marshmallow Monkey (inspired by none other than the Maltese Falcon)? Where is the beloved Mitch the Mutt? Kitty’s got plenty of questions and not enough answers! Follow along through a tangled web of crime and intrigue as Kitty tries to solve the case.
About the Author
Eddie Muller, an authority on film noir, is the author of Dark City Dames as well as two mystery novels. He lives in the San Francisco area.
Jessica Schmidt is a writer and film noir-enthusiast living in Philadelphia with her husband Nathan and very own crime-fighting canine, Loki.
Forrest Burdett is an illustrator from New Jersey with a passion for vibrant colors and fairytales. His days are filled with drawings of faraway places and fantastical adventures. He studied illustration at FIT in Manhattan and now lives in Portland, Oregon.
“The hardboiled detective spoof is nothing new to picture books, but ‘Czar of Noir’ Muller and Schmidt, both making children’s book debuts, accomplish something more with this noir-style send-up licensed with Turner Classic Movies: nurturing an appreciation for one of cinema’s greatest genres.”—Publishers Weekly
“In his new book, Kitty Feral and the Case of the Marshmallow Monkey, Noir Alley host Eddie Muller puts a frisky twist on a noir-ish tale of a detective feline sniffing out a mystery.”—Parade