Detective LaRue, Letters from the Investigation

Detective LaRue, Letters from the Investigation by Mark Teague

Detective LaRue, Letters from the Investigation by Mark Teague

today’s children storybook summary is

Detective LaRue – Letters from the Investigation

By Mark Teague

Storyline: Ike LaRue, the wire fox terrier dog, is back with a new adventure. This time, he is solving a crime involving a burglary and the disappearance of the neighbor’s cats. We find out about it through a series of letters he sends to his master Gertrude LaRue.

On September 30th, the Snort City Gazette reported that two cats have gone missing from their home, Mrs. Hibbins apartment. Continue reading

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig

today’s children storybook summary is

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

by William Steig

Storyline: One day, Sylvester Duncan, a donkey youngster, finds an unusual looking pebble, small and red, that he takes it to add it to his collection. While studying it, he discovers that the pebble has magic powers, precisely that it fulfills any wish as long as you hold it. Excited, he runs home to tell his parents. But on his way home, just about Strawberry Hill, he meets a hungry lion and because he panics and cannot think clear, he wishes he was a rock (so the lion won’t see him and eat him). And so, his wish comes true. Continue reading