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Books with author Doug Cushman

  • Aunt Eater Loves a Mystery

    Doug Cushman

    Paperback (HarperCollins, March 9, 1989)
    Four Aunt Eater Mysteries!A stolen traveling bag . . . A mysterious black shadow on the wall . . . A thief next door . . . A disappearing cat . . . Don't worry, Aunt Eater is on the case.
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  • Dirk Bones and the Mystery of the Haunted House

    Doug Cushman

    Paperback (HarperCollins, June 2, 2009)
    What could be haunting a couple of ghosts? Find out as ace reporter Dirk Bones uncovers the clues!
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  • The Mystery of King Karfu

    Doug Cushman

    Paperback (HarperCollins, May 8, 1998)
    "My name is Seymour Sleuth. I am the greatest detective in the world." Travel to Egypt with the famous wombat detective Seymour Sleuth, and his able assistant, Abbott Muggs, to solve the baffling case of the missing Stone Chicken of King Karfu. Follow along in Seymour's fascinating casebook as they interview suspects, uncover clues, and catch the culprit after a high-speed camel chase across the desert. But the case isn't over yet! Decipher the secret code and discover the ancient Lost Treasure to bring the case to a deliciously satisfying close.Meet the world’s greatest detective, Seymour Sleuth! Follow along in his fascinating casebook as he travels to Egypt to investigate the case of the missing Stone Chicken. If he can find the Chicken, he may be able to find the Lost Treasure of the ancient pharaoh, King Karfu. Readers will uncover clues, interview the suspects, and even decode the secret code right alongside this daring detective to discover the tasty treasure and find out . . . whodunit!Full of maps, mementoes, and hilarious snapshots that chronicle this exciting case, young detectives won’t be able to resist this amazing adventure. 1997 Notable Trade Books in the Language Arts (NCTE)
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  • Aunt Eater's Mystery Christmas

    Doug Cushman

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Oct. 3, 1996)
    ‘Aunt Eater is back to celebrate Christmas and, of course, to solve a mystery at every turn. In each of these four short, easy-to-read chapters, she finds a small, usually happy, sometimes silly set of circumstances that call for her brand of deductive reasoning and logic. Cushman keeps everything moving with his brisk, well-paced, yet accessible text and bright, lively watercolor illustrations of fully dressed animal characters and bustling activities. A festive addition to beginning-reader shelves.’—SLJ.
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  • Space Cat

    Doug Cushman

    Paperback (HarperCollins, May 9, 2006)
    Space Cat and his trusty robot, Earl, are forced to land their rocket on a strange planet. Space Cat has to find more fuel to get home. Will he ever blastoff again?
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  • Halloween Good Night

    Doug Cushman

    Paperback (Square Fish, Aug. 11, 2015)
    If you were a ghost haunting a castle and moat,Rattling thick chains, making underpants float,When you stopped all your moaning and screeching in fright,How would you tell your phantom papa good night?On Halloween night, creatures around the world tuck their little ones into bed. How do skeletons say goodnight? What about werewolves, mummies, or vampire bats? In this silly Halloween romp, young children can take a trip through spooky castles and haunted graveyards to find out!
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  • Mouse & Mole: And the All-Weather Train Ride

    Doug Cushman

    Hardcover (W H Freeman & Co, Dec. 1, 1995)
    Mole promises Mouse a surprise as the two friends enjoy a train ride across the country and encounter all kinds of weather along the way
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  • Mystery at the Club Sandwich

    Doug Cushman

    Hardcover (Clarion Books, Oct. 18, 2004)
    When Lola Gale looses her marbles, Nick Trunk, elephant detective, is put on the case where he examines the clues of ostrich feathers and sticky peanut butter in order to find the culprit responsible for the theft of the missing goods.
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  • Inspector Hopper

    Doug Cushman

    Paperback (HarperCollins, April 10, 2001)
    Inspector Hopper and his perpetually hungry assistant McBugg solve three mysteries for their insect friends, in an amusing easy-to-read tale with full-color illustrations. Reprint.
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  • Aunt Eater's Mystery Vacation

    Doug Cushman

    Paperback (HarperCollins, Sept. 19, 1993)
    Aunt Eater hopes to take a relaxing vacation at the Hotel Bathwater. But before long, a missing ferry captain, a diamond ring thief, an absentminded professor, and a suspicious-looking woman arouse her curiosity. "Here's a sprightly, easy-to-read chapter book [that] beginning readers are bound to enjoy."—BL. Children's Books of 1992 (Library of Congress)
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  • The Mystery of King Karfu

    Doug Cushman

    Hardcover (Harpercollins Childrens Books, Oct. 1, 1996)
    The great detective Seymour Sleuth and his assistant Muggs journey to Egypt to search for a missing stone chicken, an important clue to the location of the Lost Treasure of King Karfu
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  • Dirk Bones and the Mystery of the Haunted House

    Doug Cushman

    eBook (HarperCollins, June 28, 2011)
    From the master of beginning reader mysteries, Doug Cushman, here is an exciting, spooky, and fun detective adventure.
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