Disappearing Diamonds (Adventures of Upton Charles Dog Detective)

Disappearing Diamonds (Adventures of Upton Charles Dog Detective)

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Disappearing Diamonds (Adventures of Upton Charles Dog Detective) by D.G. Stern, Deborah Allison

Upton Charles is a lot like you and me. He likes to be with his family, play with his Friends and go on nice walks. Except Upton isn't

like you and me...because he is a little white dog, a Bichon Frise (that's "BEE-shon free-ZEY"). Upton is also very smart and knows

an important clue when he smells one. Our dog detective is recruited to help find the Van Camp diamonds that have disappeared from

the local museum. Join Upton as he sniffs out evidence to find a valuable missing necklace in Disappearing Diamonds.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982809846
Publisher: Neptune Press LLC
Publication date: 07/20/2013
Series: Adventures of Upton Charles Dog Detective
Edition description: Updated with new illustrations
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.24(d)
Lexile: 680L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 12 Years

About 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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Disappearing Diamonds 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I stumbled on 'Disappearing Diamonds' while looking for an interesting kids book. It's one of the most original, funny books I've read in years for kids or adults. A bichon frise named Upton Charles is the narrator, and the most accurate word I can find for him is endearing - and I'm not even a dog person. His homespun intelligence will resonate with kids as well as adults and, like me, you'll be looking forward to the rest of this sparkling new Upton Charles series.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I was impressed with the combination of plot, character and simplicity. The book is written in the first person present which makes it very easy reading for an early reader. The author's use of a dog as a narrator, especially such a cute dog, is wonderful. Highly recommended for 8-10 year olds.