Synopses & Reviews
Being on the school Safety Patrol is a big responsibility: can the kids in Room 3B handle it?
Nearly every kid in Room 3B is trying to get picked for the South School Safety Patrol Squadespecially Harry. Harry wants a star badge just like his grandpa's, so he works extra hard to be the perfect student: hanging up his jacket neatly, organizing the crayons in rainbow order, andhis favorite partcleaning up sticky noodles off the floor after lunch. But Doug thinks someone is taking the power of Safety Patrol too far, maybe even using it to cheat at the Spring Book Fair Raffle! This is Harrys chance to stop the horrible bully and prove that he deserves a special star. Can he do it?
Not many series reach the 20-year mark, but this one is still going strong.”Booklist on Horrible Harry Bugs the Three Bears
Praise for the Horrible Harry series:
"Not many series reach the 20-year mark, but this one is still going strong."—Booklist
"Kline is right on the mark when it comes to both her audience and her characters."—Booklist
Encyclopedia Brown has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve some of the most baffling crimes. With ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does Encyclopedia have a chance to solve them, but readers are given all the clues as well and can chime in with their own solutions. Interactive and funits classic Encyclopedia Brown!
I loved Encyclopedia Brown as a kid.”Junot Diaz, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Leroy Brown is back in the next four books in the Encyclopedia Brown series. As Idavilles ten-year-old star detective, Encyclopedia has an uncanny knack for trivia. With his unconventional knowledge, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. Illustrations.
About the Author
Suzy Kline, the author of nineteen previous Horrible Harry
books and four books about Song Lee,
lives in Willington Connecticut with her husband, Rufus. Suzy and Rufus have been married for thirty-eight years. They met in the state where they both grew up: California. Suzy grew up in Berkeley and Rufus in Sacramento. Suzy graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a degree in European history. She met Rufus at the Davis campus while attending that campus for a year. They got married and lived in different places, including Canada, before settling into Connecticut, the state they now call home.
Suzy taught in 5th and 6th grades at Shannon Elementary School in Richmond, California for 3 years, and 2nd and 3rd grades at Southwest Elementary School in Torrington, Connecticut for 24 years before retiring this past June. She now enjoys writing full-time and visiting schools and libraries. The couple share their home with two cats, Teeter and Hoag. They have two daughters, Jennifer and Emily, and four grandchildren: Jake, Kenna, Gabby and Saylor. A fifth grandchild is due in September, 2006. Suzy's mother just turned 96. She dedicated her most recent book, Horrible Harry Takes the Cake to her.
Suzy and Rufus enjoy attending UConn football and basketball games, and Suzy uses the UConn library as a reference for her writing facts.