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Gumshoe Goose Private Eye

Kwitz, Mary Deball

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ISBN 10: 0803704240 / ISBN 13: 9780803704244
Published by Dial, 1988
Hardcover
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Title: Gumshoe Goose Private Eye

Publisher: Dial

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Library Edition.

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Synopsis:

Detective Ellery Goose helps his father Inspector Goose solve the case of the hungry kidnapper.

From School Library Journal:

Kindergarten-Grade 2 A seemingly hapless private eye named Gumshoe Goose manages to solve the case of the hungry kidnapper. Nabbing Fat Fox before he eats Baby Chick-Chick and the chick's stolen birthday cake is all in a day's work for the likable, although bumbling, goose. This animal yarn will attract beginning readers who are not quite ready for Quackenbush's ``Miss Mallard'' books (Prentice-Hall). The familiar story is enlivened by amusing, colorful illustrations. The controlled vocabulary does limit the story in terms of interesting or exciting dialogue, as can be found in a similarly plotted picture book, Kasza's The Wolf's Chicken Stew (Putnam, 1987), but the short chapters and predictability of the events should make it a popular item on the beginning reader shelves. Martha Rosen, Edgewood School, Scarsdale, N.Y.
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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