((Scooby)) and the gang are going to a St. Patrick's Day party. But someone took the ((shamrocks)) decorations! Was it a ((leprechaun))? Looks like there's a new mystery to solve. Scooby-Doo is an 'Ameri-canine' icon, the most beloved cartoon pooch of the past three generations. The snack-sniffling sleuth and his pals are in the midst of a huge popularity and awareness upswing 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.