When the Gumshoe Zoo's alarm alerts them, they learn Betty's Bakery has been burgled! But how? Something isn't quite right—and it's up to these determined detectives to figure out what! Alliteration abounds in this comic book caper featuring the Gumshoe Zoo, a detective agency facing the craziest crime ever committed: pilfered pastries. Perfect for lovers of wordplay and sweet treats, not to mention educators and librarians looking for an engaging story to teach alliteration, this multi-paneled early graphic novel is a raucous adventure. Detailed back matter discusses uses of alliteration and animal eating habits.
About the Author
Travis Nichols writes books, draws, paints, and makes comics. He is the author of a number of award-winning books for young people, including the previous title featuring the Gumshoe Zoo, Fowl Play, a mystery told all in idioms. He lives in San Francisco, California.
"Hilarious and impressive."--Imagination Soup
"This tasty treat's bound to have young readers alliterating along."-Kirkus Reviews
"This crisp comic caper will have 4- to 8-year-olds requesting a rousing read-aloud-robustly and repeatedly."-The Wall Street Journal
"These words are on a mission to demonstrate alliteration. a clever way to spark young readers' awareness of this linguistic device."-Booklist