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Mr. Chickee's Funny Moneyby Christopher Paul Curtis
Synopses & Reviews
Mr. Chickee, the genial blind man in the neighborhood, gives 9-year-old Steven a mysterious bill with 15 zeros on it and the image of a familiar but startling face. Could it be a quadrillion dollar bill? Could it be real? Well, Agent Fondoo of the U.S. Treasury Department and his team of Secret Government Agents are determined to get that money back! But Steven and his best friends, Russell and Zoopy the giant dog, are more than a match for the Feds. After all, Steven is the president of the Flint Future Detectives Club, and the inventor of fantastic spying and detecting equipment such as the Snoopeeze 9000!
From the Hardcover edition.
When Mr. Chickee gives nine-year-old Steven a one quadrillion dollar bill, the adventure begins to find out if it is real and to keep Agent Fondoo of the U.S. Treasury Department from taking it away from them in this high-pace mystery featuring the quick-witted Steven and his Flint Future Detectives Club. Reprint.
Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter, his friend Russell, and Russell's huge dog Zoopy solve the mystery of a quadrillion-dollar bill with the image of James Brown on it.
About the Author
\Christopher Paul Curtis grew up in Flint, Michigan. He and his wife, Kay, have two children and live in Ontario, Canada.
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