In this clever, one-of-a-kind mystery, readers journey through the creative writing process to gather clues and catch a thief! Edgar Allan desperately wants to be noticed — and not because his parents are clowns (that's embarrassing). Then something amazing happens: A word-loving thief makes several visits to Edgar's classroom, taking one thing after another but always leaving a mysterious poem behind. Edgar thinks his time to shine has arrived and is determined to track down the thief and impress everyone. He's not alone though. His classmate Patrick Chen is on the case, too. Now it's a race against time to see who will be clever enough to read between the lines and pinpoint the thief first!