By Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

ISBN-10: 0440463025

ISBN-13: 9780440463023

Nate the nice has his first evening case! "Detective paintings isn't really enjoyable and games," Nate explains. "Detective paintings is soiled rubbish cans rather than fresh beds. Detective paintings is banana peels, dishrags, milk cartons, ground sweepings, cigar ashes, fleas, and me..."

It's a difficult case. someone is raiding Oliver's trashcan each one evening, yet who? The checklist of suspects is long--Rosamond and Esmeralda, the ladies down the road; Rosamond's cats; and the entire shrews, moles skunks, birds, and raccoons in the community. Nate courageously encounters a skunk (nose first) and a cell pole (head on), yet no longer till he is going lower than conceal of the garbage-can lid does he slender the suspects all the way down to one.

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