The Malted Falcon

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 1, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 107 pages
10 Reviews
When it comes to splitting dessert, Chet Gecko may cheat a little, but who's going to complain if Chet's half is more like two-thirds? He's never been good at math.
Still, there's a big difference between sneaking a bigger slice of stinkbug pie and sneaking the answers to Mr. Ratnose's history test. When a cheating ring is suspected at Emerson Hicky Elementary, Chet takes on the case as a matter of honor. Or of stupidity. It's so hard to tell the difference sometimes.

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Review: The Malted Falcon: A Chet Gecko Mystery (Chet Gecko Mystery #7)

User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

Wisecracking fourth-grade detective Chet Gecko and his trusty partner, Natalie Attired, have to restore the peace at Emerson Hickey Elementary yet again. This time, the stakes are high: a winning ... Read full review

Review: The Malted Falcon: A Chet Gecko Mystery (Chet Gecko Mystery #7)

User Review  - Jen Selinsky - Goodreads

Chet Gecko is a fourth grade crime solver. Dot Maytricks, a frog, asks him to take a case. Dot said her sister gave Bert Umber a Valentine, and she wants it back. Chet also agrees to take another case ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

BRUCE HALE is the author and illustrator of five picture books about Moki the surfing Gecko. A popular speaker, teacher, and storyteller for both children and adults, he was awarded a Fulbright grant in 1998 to teach storytelling and to study folklore in Thailand. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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