The Parrot Detective

The Parrot Detective

by Gerald Hausman, Loretta Hausman
     
 

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Andy and his best friend George, a Blue-fronted Amazonian parrot, live on an island off the Gulf coast of Florida. When Andy's father gets hurt on a Fish and Game mission to catch a poacher, Andy and his almost-human, chip-on-the-shoulder, opinionated parrot go deep into the backwaters to uncover a vine-covered, lethal secret....See more details below

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Andy and his best friend George, a Blue-fronted Amazonian parrot, live on an island off the Gulf coast of Florida. When Andy's father gets hurt on a Fish and Game mission to catch a poacher, Andy and his almost-human, chip-on-the-shoulder, opinionated parrot go deep into the backwaters to uncover a vine-covered, lethal secret....

Editorial Reviews

Charlie Award
"He belongs to the fine tradition of literary naturalists. He steals bits of nature...building image by image until we see and feel the world the way he sees and feels it."
School Library
Hausman careens from humor to melodrama to melancholy."
The Horn Book
"eccentricity, lunacy, magic...memorable characters."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012993786
Publisher:
Irie Books
Publication date:
09/04/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
186
File size:
0 MB
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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