Please stop by Patricia Tilton’s wonderful blog, Children’s Books Heal, to read a great review of The Case of the Poached Egg.
The Case of the Poached Egg
Robin Newman, Author
Deborah Zemke, Illustrator
Illustrator, Creston Books, Apr. 2, 2017
Suitable for Ages:4-8
Themes: Mystery, Detectives, Thieves, Stolen Egg, Farm Animals
Opening: “Boys and girls, this case is about a poached egg on Ed’s farm. Over 100 animals live on this farm. Most work. Some horse around.. Others steal. That’s where I come in. My name is Detective Wilcox. I’m a policemouse.”
Publisher Synopsis: When Penny goes missing from Henrietta Hen’s nest, Wilcox and Griswold are called in to track her down. Was the egg stolen by a rival for The Most Round in the Spring Egg-stravaganza? Was she used in a carrot cake or scrambled by a hungry porker? Or was she held for a hefty corn ransom? Who took Penny and can the detectives find her before trouble hatches?
Why I like this book:
Fans of Wilcox and Griswold…
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