Key Lardo: A Chet Gecko Mystery

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By Bruce Hale
Publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Key Lardo: A Chet Gecko Mystery
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Hold on to your fedoras, Gecko fans Chet and Natalie have at last met their sleuthing match. Thats righta new detective has arrived at Emerson Hicky Elementary. His names Bland. JamesBland. Bland immediately cracks a case that has baffled Chet and Natalie. Do our favorite PIs get jealous? Youd better believe it! And if this wasnt bad enough, when Bland suddenly goes missing, the blame falls squarely on Chet. The only way for our hero to clear his name is to rescue his tubby rival. Its either that or face a stint behind barsand were nottalking the jungle gym. This twelfth installment in Bruce Hales Chet Gecko series is full of the hilarious characters, witty oneliners, and fastpaced mystery that have made Chet a favorite with middle grade readers.

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16241 words16,241 words
128 pages128 pages
Lexile 520LLexile 520L
Grade 3 to 6Grade 3 to 6
Published 2006Published 2006

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