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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 10/2012
Acquaintances: Lemony, Theodora, Moxi, Qwerty, Prosper Lost, Mitchums, Ellington, Stew, Mrs. Sallis, (Pip, Squeak) (brothers).
Suspects: Mallahans, Ellington, Mrs. Sallis, Butler, Hagfire.
Crime Scenes: Stain’d-By-The-Sea, Lost Arms, library, light house, mansion, Black Cat coffee, train station, cottage.
Plot: When boy named Lemony finishes a unusual education he gets apprenticed by Theodora to solve a crime. The crime is that Mrs. Sallis the owner of the Mansion in Stain’d-By-The-Sea claims someone took her valuable statue “The Bombarding Beast,” but she also claims that the Mallahans stole the statue. When Lemony goes to the Mallahans a girl Moxi shows him the Bombarding Beast and somehow it’s dusty.???. Lemony goes to a hotel and stays there with his “chaperone”. The next day they plan to steal the statue, when they steal the statue Lemony falls off the rope they escape on with the statue. Lemony falls in the trees and meets Ellington who sends the statue to the Black Cat coffee shop Lemony finds it and hides it then he returns it. When he returns Ellington steals it and gives it to Hagfire to supposedly get her dad back.
Problem: Who does it belong to?
Investigators rate story 95% - Review by Brendan W. a young reader and Jan’s customer