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Why has an ancient ghost returned to haunt a snooty golf course? Who secretly emptied out the Sherlock family’s savings account? Can a trembling kid detective solve Baskerville’s oldest and most terrifying mystery before he gets the wits scared out of him?
When Uncle Mycroft shows up late one rainy night at 221 Baker Street, it’s not for a family reunion. He looks like he’s seen a ghost—because he has! And he needs his nephew’s help to capture a hair-raising legend that Joe Sherlock always thought was just a campfire ghost story.
With a lump in his throat the size of a rat’s skull, Sherlock is about to come face-to-face with his worst nightmare—and run for his life!
Norm is just plain normal until he finds himself in a new school where all his classmates are monsters! When his school hosts a sleepover, Norm is nervous that he'll be too scared to fall asleep. But it's not the monsters that he's scared of—it's sleeping away from home!
Join Norm in this wacky, easy-to-read I Can Read story about learning to fit in. Reluctant readers, boy readers, girl readers, monster readers—any beginning readers—will enjoy the wonderfully silly story and the fun illustrations.
This is a level two I Can Read! book geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.
Meet Sloppy Joe
When it comes to being messy, Sloppy Joe is a pro! He slurps, spills, slouches, talks with his mouth full, and never, ever tucks in his shirt. But being messy has its challenges. So Sloppy Joe sets out to become Neat Joe, only to learn that being messy is a part of who he is—and his family loves him for it!
Norm is perfectly normal. That is, until he finds himself at a new school full of monsters. Without fangs, horns, or a tail, suddenly Norm has become the odd one out. But as the day goes on, Norm's unusual classmates find that Norm isn't too unlike them after all, and Norm thinks he may actually fit right in.
Monster School: First Day Frights is the perfect book for any beginning reader who has ever felt a little bit different. Learn to read with Norm, Hilda, and the whole beastly crew at Monster School!
SPECIAL BONUS MATERIALS: After the mystery, read an exclusive interview with the author and illustrator of the Joe Sherlock mystery series, Mr. Dave Keane. Get all your Sherlock questions answered and find out what led the creator of this series to imagine such a bumbling, lovable detective.
Could there be any better pet than a puppy? One young girl is about to find out. From beloved author Dave Keane and acclaimed illustrator K.G. Campbell, a laugh-out-loud story of unexpected friendship!
When the spunky, loveable narrator receives a tortoise for her birthday, instead of the cuddly puppy she’s longed for her entire life, she’s more than a little disappointed. But while her new lump of a pet isn’t what she dreamed of, it doesn’t take long—between tortoise-on-skateboard walks, sparkly shell makeovers, and a lemonade stand selling chances to hold a real life tortoise—for the little girl to change her mind—sort of. But when her pet goes missing, all she wants is to be reunited with her new best friend.