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Detective Blue (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Steve Metzger, Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)

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Title:Detective Blue
Authors:Steve Metzger
Other authors:Tedd Arnold (Illustrator)
Info:Orchard Books (2011), Hardcover, 32 pages
Collections:Colin
Rating:****
Tags:2012, library graphics, rhythm, picture book

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Detective Blue by Steve Metzger (2011)

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This is a good early reader, and we liked the cartoon illustrations by [a:Tedd Arnold|11446|Tedd Arnold|http://d.gr-assets.com/authors/1206424686p2/11446.jpg], just as we are big fans of his Fly Guy series. This could fall into the Fractured Fairy Tales category as it's a spoof on many of our favorite Nursery Rhymes characters. ( )
  Fjola | Oct 17, 2013 |
This book portrays little boy blue as a detective keeping tabs on all the big names in Nursery Rhymes in a comic book framed style. When Miss Muffet goes missing, Detective Blue is on the case! The reader is taken through a series of questions and answers between Blue and other classic Nursery Rhyme characters as he tries to recover Miss Muffet. The central issue this book addresses are making connections, such as those required to solve a mystery and being true to ones self. This book would be appropriate for 1-3 grade.
  Kaberasturi | Sep 22, 2011 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0545172861, Hardcover)

Miss Muffet is missing . . . and Detective Blue is on the case!

"Today started like any other day. The dish ran away with the spoon."

Little Boy Blue is all grown up, and he's a detective working to find Miss Muffet. Join in the fun as Detective Blue tries to crack the case with the help of his nursery rhyme friends. The fun is never-ending as Detective Blue interrogates grown-up nursery rhyme characters in order to solve the Missing Muffet Mystery. Kids, parents, and teachers can find a list of referenced nursery rhymes and go back into the story to find the characters.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:50:13 -0400)

With the help of his nursery rhyme friends, Little Boy Blue, who now runs a detective agency, solves the mystery of the missing Miss Muffet.

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