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Fiction Picture Book
Pages: 40
Themes: dogs, mystery, neighbors, community, friendship
Publisher: Running the Goat
Pub Date: 10/Aug/2021
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When he decides to visit his cousin Georgie, Mr. Beagle is not looking for a new mystery to solve—but he finds one nonetheless. Books have been going missing in the neighborhood, and not just any books…storybooks. Of course, Mr. Beagle’s keen nose and sharp eyes help him find the answer.

In this delightful picture book, Lori Doody has her quirky canine sleuth solve a new puzzle and celebrates the importance of stories in the lives of us all.

Kirkus Reviews
“The understated text tells the story, but the amusing, droll illustrations provide the clues critical to solving the mystery. …. Mr. Beagle learns to never judge a book by its cover in his latest engaging mystery.”
Canadian Children's Book News
“Doody’s Mr. Beagle books feature an appealing canine sleuth solving child-friendly who-dun-its…..Charactesr make mistakes in this books, but the spirit of forgiveness and community shine through. These wholesome animal-themed detective stories invite young readers into a world of inclusivity.”

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