The Missing Zucchini

The Missing Zucchini

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Zeeta and Zelda Zamboni are beside themselves when they call the Monroe Detective Agency. "Our most prized possession has been stolen!" the sisters announce. "Will you help us? Please?" Max agrees to help them find their missing possession, and then he finds out what it is: a two-hundred-pound zucchini! Looking for a zucchini is "sure to be duller than dirt," Max thinks. However, once he and Uncle Larry (the ghost) start digging around for clues, they discover this new case is actually full of interesting possibilities. In fact, the Zamboni sisters have some awfully suspicious neighbors. The big question is, will Max and Uncle Larry manage to solve the mystery and locate the giant zucchini in time to enter it in the Harvest Fair's vegetable competition?
Publisher: Toronto : 2015. Kids Can Press,
ISBN: 9781771380188
Branch Call Number: JF FALC


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SPL_Childrens Jul 21, 2015

A prize giant zucchini is missing!
When the Monroe Detective Agency is asked by Zeeta and Zelda Zamboni to find their huge zucchini in time to enter it in the annual Harvest Fair, Max and his Uncle Larry (a ghost) spring into action.
As they dig for clues, Max and Uncle Larry discover that the Zamboni sisters have some very interesting (and highly suspicious) neighbours!
Young readers will enjoy using their observation skills in this amusing story, which provides a clever introduction (complete with many puns) to the mystery genre.
This book is the second story in the “Ghost and Max Monroe” series. ** Recommended for ages 6 to 9 years.

May 10, 2015

This is such a good children's series. In these chapter books, a young boy partner's with his ghost uncle (who was a failing detective while alive) to run his deceased uncle's private detective agency. My 6-year-old granddaughter is excited to read the next in the series. We highly recommend it!

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