- Pat Farr
Here are some suggestions for books that are either mysteries or funny or both!
The book you like, Trouble Is My Beeswax, is number 8 in the Chet Gecko Mystery series by Bruce Hale. There are many more titles you might like to read in this humorous detective series, including the first two, which are The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse and The Mystery of Mr. Nice.
Other books you might enjoy include the following:
Little Wolf : forest detective / Ian Whybrow
Through a series of letters to his parents, Little Wolf relates his adventures as a member of Yelloweyes Forest Detective Agency, crime solvers of the Frettnin Forest, as they investigate a series of mysterious disappearances.
Owen Foote, super spy / by Stephanie Greene
Owen and his friends decide that spying on the school principal at his own house will be a fun challenge.
The good, the bad, and the smelly / by Chris Rumble
Appropriately named Uncle Stinky, his pickle sidekick, and his two nephews save the town of Hootenholler from a really big blue dog and a plague of embarrassment.
Encyclopedia Brown boy detective / by Donald J. Sobol
This is the first of the series featuring Encyclopedia Brown, who solves baffling cases using common-sense methods.The reader is invited solve ten short-chapter cases, using the clues give, with the solutions at the
end of the book.
Cam Jansen and the barking treasure mystery / David A. Adler
When a woman's poodle disappears during a boat ride around the city, Cam uses her photographic memory to solve the mystery. This is one of many popular Cam Jansen Adventures.
Pat Farr, Children's Librarian, Headquarters Library