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The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse

The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse

Series: Chet Gecko Mystery (Book #1)
by Bruce Hale Illustrated by Bruce Hale
Chet Gecko loves a good mystery. Almost more than he loves his fee--stinkbug pie. So when fellow fourth grader Shirley Chameleon asks him to find her missing brother, Billy, Chet expects the case to be as easy as pie. But Billy's disappearance is part of a larger plot, one that involves the Rat Sisters, a riddling junkyard dog, and a vicious Gila monster named Herman. If Chet doesn't solve the case fast, the entire school could be humiliated. Worst of all, Chet might not get his fee. And Chet's hungry. . . . -The first book in a zany new series that combines mystery with humor -A hip, character-based story and amusing illustrations in a fun format for middle grade readers
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
3.7
Lexile Measure
410L
DRA
34
Guided Reading
O
Publisher
Harcourt Children's Books
Number of Pages
112
Genre
Animal Stories, Comedy and Humor, Mystery and Suspense

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