The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity

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The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity

By Mac Barnett; Arte Johnson (Read by)

Listening Library, Compact Disc, 9780307710406, 3pp.

Publication Date: January 12, 2010


Steve Brixton always wanted to be a detective . . .
until he found out
he already was one.
It all starts here: the thrilling story of Steve Brixton's first case. Our hero has a national treasure to recover, a criminal mastermind to unmask, and a social studies report due Monday all while on the run from cops, thugs, and secret-agent librarians.
Just another day
for a kid detective.

"The boy detective novel is back with Mac Barnett's tongue-in-cheek homage to the Hardy Boys mysteries. Arte Johnson is spot-on as narrator. His serious, straightforward delivery adds just the right leavening to this funny and entertaining story. "AudioFile
""Arte Johnson gives Steve's predicament a matter-of-fact, almost sardonic tone, with methodical pacing and understatement that provides listeners with laugh-out-loud enjoyment of this wholly improbable story. Fans will also enjoy the other titles in this series. "School Library Journal.

About the Author
Mac Barnett is the author of two picture books: "Guess Again!" and "Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem." This is his first novel for young readers. He is on the board of directors of 826LA, a nonprofit writing center, and he founded the Echo Park Time Travel Mart, a convenience store for time travelers (seriously). Mac lives in California. You can visit his website at