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What's a Daring Detective Like Me Doing in the Doghouse?

by Linda Bailey

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list price: $12.99
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published: July 1997
ISBN:9781550743982
publisher: Kids Can Press
Description

The fifth book in the best-selling Stevie Diamond Mystery series, What's a Daring Detective Like Me Doing in the Doghouse? stars a pair of true-to-life kids who solve mysteries on their own. Stevie and Jessie find a lost dog in Vancouver and accidentally dye it green. To their horror, they discover that the dog belongs to the visiting American president --- and that it has been stolen! Can they undo the dye job and catch the thief all in one short week? As the plot thickens with a host of suspicious characters, mystery fans are guaranteed a fast-paced, funny and compelling adventure that will keep them guessing to the end.

About the Author
Linda Bailey is an award-winning author of many books for children, including Goodnight Sweet Pig, Stanley's Party, the Stevie Diamond Mysteries, and the Good Times Travel Agency series. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
8 to 11
Grade:
3 to 6
Awards
  • Short-listed, Manitoba Young Reader’s Choice Award
  • Short-listed, Red Cedar Book Award
  • Short-listed, Massachusetts Children’s Book Award
  • Short-listed, Arthur Ellis Award, Crime Writers of Canada
Editorial Reviews

A well-written, often hilarious mystery set in Vancouver for anyone wanting an alternative to Nancy Drew.


Bailey has written another lively story that will keep readers involved to the very end.

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