Something Fishy (Adventures of Upton Charles Dog Detective)

Overview

Upton and the rest of the Charles family are on vacation in a small coastal town in Maine and something VERY fishy is going on. Along with his new friend, Storm, the dog detective discovers an abandoned boat near Shell Light. Upton puts his nose to work sniffing out clues...which lead to the secret of the lighthouse. Our inquisitive canine, a Bichon Frise (that's "BEE-shon free-ZEY"), helps answer a tricky question: What's real and what's fake? Follow Upton as he gathers evidence and puts together pieces of the ...
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Overview

Upton and the rest of the Charles family are on vacation in a small coastal town in Maine and something VERY fishy is going on. Along with his new friend, Storm, the dog detective discovers an abandoned boat near Shell Light. Upton puts his nose to work sniffing out clues...which lead to the secret of the lighthouse. Our inquisitive canine, a Bichon Frise (that's "BEE-shon free-ZEY"), helps answer a tricky question: What's real and what's fake? Follow Upton as he gathers evidence and puts together pieces of the puzzle to solve the mystery in Something Fishy.
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Editorial Reviews

Cantabrigia
Move over McGruff the Crime Dog, Upton Charles is here to sniff for clues and solve your mysteries.
Cambridge Chronicle
This dog takes a bite out of crime.
Flipkart.com
D.G. Stern's delightful series of adventures starring Upton Charles.
NewportPatch
The action-packed mysteries are intended to be "read with me" books so that parents and teachers can be involved with reading at an earlier age. Older readers can also read through and enjoy them on their own.
Entrepreneur.com
Logical deductive thinking, teamwork, paying attention to random clues to put the jigsaw puzzle together, who would think these skills could be helped and taught by a dog, even a very smart dog?
Midwest Book Review
Upton Charles will make a believer out of every reader.... As a teacher of constructive logical, deductive thought, Upton rules.
Boston Globe
Perfect for the read-to-me or the I-can-read-it myself age group.... To solve the paw-fect crime, call Upton!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780982809853
  • Publisher: Neptune Press LLC
  • Publication date: 7/5/2013
  • Series: Adventures of Upton Charles Dog Detective
  • Edition description: Updated with new illustrations
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 114
  • Sales rank: 1,433,267
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Lexile: 580L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.27 (d)

Meet the Author

In addition to two adult mysteries, Hot Tea... Cold Case and There's Always Tomorrow, D.G. Stern has authored the "Upton Charles - Dog Detective" series for younger readers (www.uptoncharles.com) and has just released The Loneliest Tree for young readers 4-7. His taste for good wine and great food has been an inspiration in his writings and Mr. Stern is also the editor of Golf a la Carte (www.golfcookbook.com) featuring recipes from some of the nation's greatest golf clubs.

D.G. Stern is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. Basket weaving (no kidding) and vintage car racing fill any empty moments.

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