SCOOBY-DOO, the most beloved cartoon pooch of the past three generations, is enjoying a huge popularity and awareness upswing with new and vintage cartoons, a live-action stage show, and hit movie. The Picture Clue books are based on the traditional "rebus Reader" — using a picture as a tool for learning a word. On the sample spread, you can see where a picture is substituted for a word. This gives a young reader a sense of pride that she is "reading" the story. All pictures and vocabulary are on flashcards at the end of the book. ((Scooby)) and ((Shaggy)) went to ((school)), but it was dark and empty. Did a ((ghost)) scare everyone away? It's another mystery to solve!