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The Dinosaur that Disappeared
     

The Dinosaur that Disappeared

by Steve Brezenoff, Marcos Calo (Illustrator)
 

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A trip to the natural history museum quickly turns into a case for Gum Shoo and friends when a dinosaur, among other things, goes missing.

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A trip to the natural history museum quickly turns into a case for Gum Shoo and friends when a dinosaur, among other things, goes missing.

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Children's Literature - Tina Chan
Join sixth grader James Shoo, also known as Gum, and his friends Cat, Egg, and Sam as they solve the mystery of the missing dinosaur bones and chickens at the River City Natural History Museum. Their class is there on a field trip with Mr. Spade. The team suspects Anton’s mother stole the chickens because she has a pillow store and she needs the feathers. Other suspects include fellow classmate Harriet, an animal rights activist, and Chuck’s Cluck Cluck, the fried chicken restaurant next door to the museum. They suspect Jace stole the dinosaur bones so he can sketch the bones whenever he wants. As the team uncovers the truth, the mysteries are solved. Filled with color illustrations, this exciting and humorous mystery might spark an interest in paleontology. One of the “Field Trip Mysteries, it includes a detective’s dictionary and questions to evoke further examination of the story. Reviewer: Tina Chan; Ages 9 to 12.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434262134
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Pages:
88
Sales rank:
1,341,954
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
520L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Spanish-born Marcos Calo began his career working for various Spanish animation studios as a concept artist for CGI movies. During that time he also worked freelance doing illustration, commercial work, and occasionally comic books. Marcos usually works digitally, although he still likes to start his drawings on paper first. After wandering around different cities, he is finally settled in A Coruña, where his collection of comics and picture books is always growing.

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