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Detective LaRue: Letters from the Investigation

Detective LaRue: Letters from the Investigation

Series: LaRue
by Mark Teague Illustrated by Mark Teague

Ike LaRue, the devilish dog hero of Mark Teague’s runaway hit, Dear Mrs. LaRue, goes from obedience school dropout to shrewd sleuth in this exceedingly funny sequel.

Ike is now in prison! The Hibbins’ cats are missing, and Ike is being blamed. With Mrs. LaRue vacationing in France, he must take matters into his own paws and mount an investigation to prove his innocence. Expect more madcap comedy in Ike's daring escapades (both real and imagined), as well as ingenious split-screen visuals from the incomparable Mark Teague.

"Teague’s innovative approach to storytelling is fun, but educational as well, skillfully imparting some valuable lessons in point of view and reading between the lines." — Kirkus Reviews, August 15th, 2004

Ages
5, 6, 7, 8
Interest Level
Grades K - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
4.7
Lexile Measure
950L
DRA
30
Guided Reading
N
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Mystery and Suspense, Diaries and Journals

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Mark Teague Mark Teague's numerous awards and honors include both the Book Sense Book of the Year Award and the Christopher Medal, and his titles regularly appear on the bestseller lists of the New York Times and Publishers Weekly.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Mark Teague Mark Teague's numerous awards and honors include both the Book Sense Book of the Year Award and the Christopher Medal, and his titles regularly appear on the bestseller lists of the New York Times and Publishers Weekly.

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