Or possibly one of Mara Kay's other books? Miss Agnes DiPesto (Allyce Beasley) is delightful as the rhyming receptionist and Bert Viola (Curtis Armstrong) is brilliant as the accounting temp who becomes a full-time investigator and DiPesto’s boyfriend. C34 is Marianne Dreams by Catherine Storr. Samuel August Duse was one of the most productive writers of this period. Hal and the Monster become great friends and Hal helps the Monster return to Black Mountain. Be sure to take a trip to a museum after your kids have finished reading.
Another good mystery by Avi is Who Stole the Wizard of Oz (Yearling, 1990. He was also a member of the coroner’s jury which ruled the fire accidental. The astute reader will have noticed a lack of private detectives in the books mentioned above, as well as the scarcity of amateur detectives, gifted or otherwise. Her 10 year-old daughter also loved it. A touching story of a young girl who has to learn about Alzheimer's when her grandfather has this silent, but devastating disease. It looks like my mystery has been solved.
David A Adler writes Young Cam Jansen and the Spotted Cat Mystery #12. Her new case concerns a missing woman, Edith Hind, whose father is a well-known physicist. Augustus moves to Texas with his family. It can also be used to consolidate an understanding of number order. Buerckholtz, Henry M., First Animal Book, 1985. It can be used all the way through primary school, either as part of the topic of ancient Egypt or as part of a topic on fairy and folk tales.
Ruth Chew, Magic in the Park, 1972, approximate. The first in a series of mysteries written more than 50 years ago has been reissued and reflects a less cynical era. Updated Dec. 2009 Mysteries Featuring Bumbling Detectives (Karen Kleckner and Frances Miller, Fiction-L): (Not necessarily amateur detectives, just detectives acting amateurishly.) Author and titles or series name for about 20 titles/series featuring bumbling detectives, from M.
Another way I’ve dealt with the illustrations is to partner with a friend, Kitty Harvill (we share a birthdate, so we were fated to do books together!). Warshawski and it starred Kathleen Turner. Gut-Eating Bugs: Maggots Reveal the Time of Death! by Danielle Denega. (2007, Children's Press. A two book set, both hardcover, that came in a hardcover sleeve/jacket (not a paper dustjacket), they were maybe 8x11, but thin, less than a half inch.
The illustrations alone are so far better than anything I've ever seen in a children's book. And it can be sad, the sun in the afternoon, can’t it? I think you have an amazing site and an excellent service!!! As I recall, it had a blue or green hardback cover. Maybe it's that the impending wedding which is occupying all the attention of Rob's family has elements of "Father of the Bride." I think the poster is looking for L'Engle's "Austin Family" series.
This blog will feature the (cozy) mystery authors on the site who happen to have veterinarian sleuths. Wicker's Window, one of my favorite books as a child. T35 I think it may be Lisa and Lotte (was it by Erich Kastner?). The "magic" part doesn't fit, but other than that.... These stories are two things in one: they are puzzles – like a crossword or a sudoku – but they are also literature, with interesting characters, a certain psychological depth and a vision of society in a given time and place.
Most frightening of all is the face in a pool: it stares up at Susan through the water, then disappears! They get Merlin out of Nimue's hold w/gunpowder. Sara hopped out of her car and walked up the long path that led to the house. Help: I have been trying to find an old childhood favorite that was once a favorite of my mother's. I'm sure these books are long out of print. I will reveal the answers as they are properly guessed, and at the end of the day I will post all the remaining writers.
Another character who recurs is Miss Pepper (whose name gives the opportunity for a number of bad jokes). The first chapter, Death on the Tracks, is online now and includes a video of Constable George Crabtree (Jonny Harris) inviting viewers into the Toronto Constabulary. I loved the ones we had in the public library -- thanks for recalling them! The story line goes something like this:Santa comes home with a huge Christmas tree, but it's too big, so they chop off the top portion and throw it away.
Also check out The Magic Key on the Solved Mysteries page, that's one that eluded me for a long time since it sounded much like The Secret Garden, but clearly wasn't. 1955. Book Club hardback editions from the sixties (see image). In all Marlowe appears in seven complete novels by Chandler, beginning with The Big Sleep (published 1939) and ending with Playback The world most famous literary lawer. This was a thin paperback from either the late 70's or early 80's about a boy who stays at his grandmothers haunted house for the night.