Books for Boys: Reluctant Readers Grades 1-2
This isn't your average sleepover party! The ground is very hard in Nick Tuffle's backyard, and Marvin can't sleep. He's eaten too much cake and drunk too much punch. Suddenly the earth starts to shake. He hears a humming noise, and something zooms across the sky in a bright flash.
Grandpa's teeth, which were handmade by the finest Swiss craftsmen, have been stolen! Officer Rate arrives on the crime scene to investigate. He puts up "Wanted" posters for the missing teeth and rounds up the usual subjects. Grandpa even goes on the famous TV show Unsolved Crimes. But the crime remains unsolved.
Dr. Smart Pig is a famous inventor, but tonight he is terribly lonely. A year ago, both of his brothers were eaten by the Big Bad World, and tomorrow is Halloween. What fun trick-or-treating when you're all alone? Suddenly, Dr. Smart Pig has a brilliant idea.