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The Tattooed Potato and Other Stories

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Publisher Comments:

From the Newbery Award-winning author of THE WESTING GAME, more clever riddles and wordplay, clues to be found, and mysteries to be solved!

Wanted: Assistant to a painter (and a secret sleuth)

Dickory Dock has come to 12 Cobble Lane to take the job as painter's assistant to the artist Garson. The townhouse looks charming and quaint, but inside its redbrick walls lurk suspicious characters, multiple mysteries, and one very eccentric portrait artist. Clues abound; and suddenly Dickory finds herself assisting Garson not in art but in crime solving. Can Dickory untangle the web of mysteries within mysteries and discover the true secret hiding on Cobble Lane?

Synopsis:

From the Newbery Award-winning author of "The Westing Game" comes this story of Dickory Dodd, who comes to 12 Cobble Lane to take a job as a painter's assistant. However, she suddenly finds herself assisting the artist in crime solving. An ALA Notable Book. Reissue.

About the Author

Ellen Raskin was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and grew up during the Great Depression. She was the author of several novels, including the Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game, the Newbery Honor-winning Figgs and Phantoms, The Tattooed Potato and other clues, and The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel). She also wrote and illustrated many picture books and was an accomplished graphic artist. She designed dust jackets for dozens of books, including the first edition of Madeleine L'Engle's classic A Wrinkle in Time. Ms. Raskin died at the age of fifty-six on August 8, 1984, in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142416990
Author:
Raskin, Ellen
Publisher:
Puffin
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20110106
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.78 x 5.08 x 0.47 in 0.31 lb
Age Level:
10-10

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"Synopsis" by , From the Newbery Award-winning author of "The Westing Game" comes this story of Dickory Dodd, who comes to 12 Cobble Lane to take a job as a painter's assistant. However, she suddenly finds herself assisting the artist in crime solving. An ALA Notable Book. Reissue.
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