Detective Blue

By Metzger, Steve

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ISBN
978-0-54517-286-8
Publisher
Orchard Scholastic


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on July 1, 2011

PreS-Gr 2—Nursery-rhyme characters take on new, but somewhat familiar, roles in this comic-book-style mystery featuring the dedicated flatfoot formerly known as Little Boy Blue. After a typical day starting with cleaning the dish and spoon and making sure Mary's lamb doesn't get into school, Detective Blue is approached by a panicked Jack Sprat reporting that Miss Muffet is missing. In panels full of funny details and spoken asides, the gumshoe i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2011

Little Boy Blue is all grown up and trying to keep a handle on crime in storytown. He tracks down the Dish and the Spoon, nabs Mary's little lamb—but where is Miss Muffet? Takeoffs on Mother Goose and other folk literature have been thick on the ground since The Stinky Cheese Man (rev. 11/92); this one stand...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Little Boy Blue is trying to keep a handle on crime in Storytown. He tracks down the Dish and the Spoon, nabs Mary's little l...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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