Translated from the German bestseller, this is a funny and original mystery starring two unlikely boy detectives. Rico is an unusual boy. Sometimes he's laughed at because he mixes things up in his head and he doesn't know his left from his right. But Rico is brilliant at noticing the little things that nobody else does. Like a piece of pasta lying on the pavement. Or the strange goings on of his neighbours in the apartment block where he lives. But it isn't until his new friend, the gifted but anxious Oscar is kidnapped that Rico gets the chance to put all his special skills - and tenacity to the test.