The Malted Falcon
A Chet Gecko Mystery
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In these two wisecracking, sidesplitting mysteries from Chet Gecko's tattered casebook, the fourth-grade detective and his punning mockingbird partner, Natalie Attired, keep the peace at Emerson Hicky Elementary. In the first, the two sleuths blow the lid off a cheating ring in Mr. Ratnose's classroom, and in the second, they track down the winning ticket for the biggest, chocolatiest, most gut-busting dessert ever, the Malted Falcon. Danger has never been so delicious!
Praise For The Malted Falcon: A Chet Gecko Mystery…
"Hale entertains with a noir style adapted for a young audience. . . .
Those who haven't read a 'Chet Gecko' mystery don't know what
they're missing."--School Library Journal
HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152167127, 128pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2008
About the Author
is the author of Snoring Beauty,
illustrated by Howard Fine, as well as the fifteen Chet Gecko mysteries. A popular speaker, teacher, and storyteller for children and adults, he lives in Santa Barbara, California.www.brucehale.com