The Case of the Barfy Birthday (Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives Series)

The Case of the Barfy Birthday (Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives Series)


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Did Zoe really poison her twin sister Chloe? What’s the best way to rescue a super-sized pig trapped in a deep, deep hole? And how can you stop a chilly ghost from wrecking a tree-house sleepover? Fifth-grade supersleuths (and science whizzes) Doyle and Fossey are about to find out—and young readers will love learning the solutions!


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402749643
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 10/06/2009
Series: Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives Series , #4
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 402,949
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Michele Torrey holds a degree in microbiology and immunology. She has written the critically acclaimed Voyage of Midnight (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2006), To the Edge of the World (Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2003), and many others.

Barbara Johansen Newman was a puppeteer and doll maker before becoming a full-time illustrator. She both wrote and illustrated Sterling’s critically praised Tex & Sugar (2007). School Library Journal noted that her “Rich, vibrant illustrations, like an explosion of color, capture the sights of the city, while meticulous detail depicts the all-animal cast and a wide range of expressions.” Her work has been featured in national magazines, newspapers, calendars, cards, and more than a dozen books for children.

Table of Contents

1Situation Critical3
2Barfy Business10
3In the Bag16
4A Terrible Tragedy25
5Barko's SuperMart32
6Snob Club40
7Ghost Busting49
8The Pits58
9A Foolproof Plan65
Activities and Experiments for Super-Scientists75

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