Out of luck
Melvin's lucky fluffy dice are missing, and he can't drive his bus without them! Where could the dice have gone? This sounds like a case for the High-Rise Private Eyes, Bunny Brown and Jack Jones!
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Cynthia Rylant's gift for conveying the enchantment and beauty to be found in everyday life is seen in such award-winning books as Missing May, winner of the Newbery Medal; A Fine White Dust, a Newbery Honor Book; and The Relatives Came and When I Was Young in the Mountains, both Caldecott Honor Books.
Books she's written and illustrated include the much-beloved Dog Heaven and Cat Heaven.
Cynthia Rylant grew up in West Virginia. She now lives in the Pacific Northwest.
G. Brian Karas has written and illustrated several award-winning children's books, including On Earth and Home on the Bayou: A Cowboy's Story, a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor Book. The picture books he has illustrated include Are You Going to Be Good?, a New York Times Best Illustrated Book written by Cari Best. Mr. Karas lives in Rhinebeck, New York.From School Library Journal:
Grade 1-3-Private eyes Bunny Brown and Jack Jones return in a new case. Melvin, a skunk, refuses to drive his bus because his lucky fluffy dice were stolen the night before, and the frustrated passengers can't get to their destinations. At the garage that night, the investigators ask questions and-"Bingo!"-go off to find a young fox anxious about learning to drive. With quips and quick thinking, the partners successfully solve the mystery. Beginning readers will delight in the silliness of the story, and the bright acrylic, gouache, and pencil illustrations add to the fun.
Doris Losey, Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library, Tampa, FL
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Book Description HarperCollins, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110060091037
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