The High-Rise Private Eyes: The Case of the Puzzling Possum

Written by Cynthia Rylant • Illustrated by G. Brian Karas

Reviewed by Fred N. (age 7) and James I. (age 8)

Do you like mystery cases? Read this book. Mr. Riley, the owner of the music store, called Jack and Bunny the detectives to find a missing trombone. Mr. Riley, Jack and Bunny were talking. Mr. Riley wanted him to see if there were any clues in the music store. At night the trombone was gone and in the morning it was back. Jack and Bunny saw a note on the outside of the store. It said "Hayride! Take a hayride with Gus and his Big Brass Boys". So they took a hayride. Do they solve the mystery or not? Read this book to find out.

We like this book because it is funny. Fred likes it because it's also sad. We liked Jack because he solves all the cases. We wondered who stoel the trombone. Did you know that this book was part of a series? One of other books is The Case of the Climbing Cat.

We recommend this book to people who like mysteries and animals.

Fred N. and James I. are students in Class C101
2002-2003