Looking for suggestions akin to John Flanagan's Ranger Apprentice Series
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My 10-yo grandson discovered the Ranger's Apprentice by John Flanagan series and is hooked. He finished all the books in the series and is now reading Book #2 of the BrotherBand spinoff series. I put in requests and make runs to the library quite often as he devours the books. I want to encourage his love of reading. Can anyone suggest anything age-appropriate in the same vein? He has read some of the Gary Paulsen & Jean Craighead George adventure books, and some of the Indian in the Cupboard series, but nothing has riveted him like this series for some reason. He also enjoys the humorous dialogue. Thanks!
ETA - David Walliams and Andy Stanton are two other popular authors - although the latter may be aimed just a little young - 10 seems to be when they start to grow past the Mr Gum books
Hank (the narrator) is Head of Ranch Security. He is a dimwit, with supreme confidence in his own abilities and a sidekick named Digger. Digger often apologetically offers solutions to various mysteries (which, of course, are correct), but Hank usually dismisses them and goes blindly and hilariously on his own way, leaving destruction in his path and somehow stumbling on the answer. Funny. Great dialogue.
The Falcon's Malteser? Your eye registers that there's something not quite right, while your brain is still saying "Nothing to see. Move along". Other titles in the series: South By Southeast, The Blurred Man, The French Confection. It sounds like something out of BBC Radio 4's "I'm sorry I haven't a clue"! Hilarious.