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Poached (FunJungle #2)

4.4  ·  Rating details ·  1,961 Ratings  ·  201 Reviews
Teddy Fitzroy’s back for another zoo mystery—this time it’s a koala caper—in this action-packed follow-up to Belly Up, which Kirkus Reviews called “great fun.”

School troublemaker Vance Jessup thinks Teddy Fitzroy’s home at FunJungle, a state-of-the-art zoo and theme park, is the perfect place for a cruel prank. Vance bullies Teddy into his scheme, but the plan goes terribl
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published April 8th 2014 by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers
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Sophia Hi, this book is about how Kazoo the koala got kidnapped and Teddy Fitzroy is the primary suspect. He has to find the koala and return it to its…moreHi, this book is about how Kazoo the koala got kidnapped and Teddy Fitzroy is the primary suspect. He has to find the koala and return it to its rightful place or he will be shipped off to a juvenile camp as a convicted koala napper!
I really recommend this book to everyone PLEASE READ IT!
Sophia The characters in this book are Teddy Fitzroy, Summer McCracken, Large Marge and her police officer gang and more. There are so many characters I…moreThe characters in this book are Teddy Fitzroy, Summer McCracken, Large Marge and her police officer gang and more. There are so many characters I can't remember them all. sorry(less)

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Laura Diamond
May 17, 2014 rated it it was amazing
My nine-year-old son stayed home from school Friday and the TV didn't go on once. This is newsworthy. Why? Because he wanted to READ THIS BOOK. "It's animals, and a mystery, so I love it." He let me read some chapters with him, and I agree. Suspenseful, informative and charming.
Aug 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
Poached is a fun, entertaining, barrel of laughs! I could not stop reading this book. I had a really good laugh during the koala death scene. Don't worry it is really not that bad and no "real" koalas were hurt during this part. Teddy is not that great of a spy/detective but this is what makes this book so much fun to read. It is because of all of the trouble that he finds himself in that makes things interesting. Any kid who reads this book is going to want to live at an amusement park. In fact ...more
Mike French
Feb 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Another very entertaining book from Stuart Gibbs! This the sequel to Belly Up. Both books chronicle the adventures of Teddy Fitzroy at FunJungle,the world's largest zoo. These 2 books will be enjoyed by all ages, even though they are classified as YA. I am an old fart(67)and I love Stuart Gibbs books!
Aug 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
All Stuart gibbs books r awesome
Nov 13, 2017 added it
Someone stole Fun Jungles koala now Teddy must work to find Kazoo and bring him back before he dies.
May 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book so much I would recommend this book who likes humor, mystery, and realistic fiction. Very well written I could not put the book down. Stuart Gibbs has written others book and I want to read them too.
The Styling Librarian
Nov 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
Poached by Stuart Gibbs I read Poached before I read the prequel. Whoops. That’s ok. I thought this book had an amazing opening that led you from one chapter to the next with such great pacing, something I’ve missed for some reason lately… I thought that there couldn’t be a bully as bad as Vance but as I read further into the book I accepted the character where he was at without any further need for background information about him. As for the main character, Teddy, ...more
Claudia Riley
Aug 20, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Candice Duncan
This book is really interesting and funny! It is about a boy named Teddy Fitzroy. When he gets forced into playing a cruel prank on FunJungle, where his parents work, his entire life gets flipped inside out. Vance, the school bully, forces Teddy to drop fake limbs into the shark tank and now is running from security. When he thinks of a place he could lose the security he bolts into Kristi ,a former koala keepers, office. He sneaks into the koalas exhibit and waits till Marge, a security guard, ...more
Maddie Young
Mar 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I loved Belly Up and all of Teddy Fitzroy's mysteries! This one with a koala missing is not quite as hard to solve as the first book, so it wasn't as good. Teddy goes around the FunJungle to find out the kidnapper of Kazoo the Koala. Ever since Teddy's shark prank, he has all the blame as the kidnapper, even though he isn't. At the end, he finally figures out who kidnapped Kazoo and everything goes back to normal- Summer even comes back and decides to come to a local school with him. I recommend ...more
May 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
What a fantastic sequel to "Belly Up." My children, 10 and 12, listened to this on CD with me. The humor and suspense kept all of us wanting to return to the story over and over again. Teddy Fitzroy is a relate-able character for my kids. He has so much integrity, following in his parents' footsteps, yet he gets picked on and not believed in over and over again. The message of the story is about believing in yourself and having the courage of your convictions - and is all done in a way that is n ...more
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