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Chet Gecko, Private Eye Volume 1

The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse; The Mystery of Mr. Nice

Author Bruce Hale
Read by Jon Cryer
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On sale Feb 04, 2020 | 2 Hours and 36 Minutes | 978-0-593-21443-5
Listen to the first two hilariously hip Chet Gecko mysteries in this one audio download!
 
The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse: Chet Gecko loves a good mystery. Almost more than he loves his fee—stinkbug pie. So when fellow fourth grader Shirley Chameleon asks him to find her missing brother, Billy, Chet expects the case to be as easy as pie. But Billy's disappearance is part of a larger plot, one that involves the Rat Sisters, a riddling junkyard dog, and a vicious Gila monster named Herman. If Chet doesn't solve the case fast, the entire school could be humiliated. Worst of all, Chet might not get his fee. And Chet's hungry. . . .
 
The Mystery of Mr. Nice: Most folks know him as the best lizard detective at Emerson Hicky Elementary, but it's not all knuckles and know-how with Chet Gecko. He's also got his artistic side.  If it wasn't for his art, he might never have been sent to Principal Zero's office, where he stumbled onto the mystery of Mr. Nice. Because whatever you can say about Principal Zero, one thing is certain: He is not nice. Until now. Chet knows something is wrong with this picture, and he's just the gecko to solve this mystery. After all, who do you think put the art in smart aleck?
  • SELECTION | 2002
    ALSC Notable Children's Recordings
Bruce Hale has performed extensively on stage and on television and is a popular speaker, teacher, and storyteller for both children and adults. From picture books to novels and graphic novels, Bruce has written and/or illustrated over fifty books for kids. His popular series include the award-winning Chet Gecko Mysteries, among others. These days, Bruce lives in Santa Barbara with his wife, his sweet mutt, Riley, and his massive collection of hats. View titles by Bruce Hale

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Listen to the first two hilariously hip Chet Gecko mysteries in this one audio download!
 
The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse: Chet Gecko loves a good mystery. Almost more than he loves his fee—stinkbug pie. So when fellow fourth grader Shirley Chameleon asks him to find her missing brother, Billy, Chet expects the case to be as easy as pie. But Billy's disappearance is part of a larger plot, one that involves the Rat Sisters, a riddling junkyard dog, and a vicious Gila monster named Herman. If Chet doesn't solve the case fast, the entire school could be humiliated. Worst of all, Chet might not get his fee. And Chet's hungry. . . .
 
The Mystery of Mr. Nice: Most folks know him as the best lizard detective at Emerson Hicky Elementary, but it's not all knuckles and know-how with Chet Gecko. He's also got his artistic side.  If it wasn't for his art, he might never have been sent to Principal Zero's office, where he stumbled onto the mystery of Mr. Nice. Because whatever you can say about Principal Zero, one thing is certain: He is not nice. Until now. Chet knows something is wrong with this picture, and he's just the gecko to solve this mystery. After all, who do you think put the art in smart aleck?

Awards

  • SELECTION | 2002
    ALSC Notable Children's Recordings

Author

Bruce Hale has performed extensively on stage and on television and is a popular speaker, teacher, and storyteller for both children and adults. From picture books to novels and graphic novels, Bruce has written and/or illustrated over fifty books for kids. His popular series include the award-winning Chet Gecko Mysteries, among others. These days, Bruce lives in Santa Barbara with his wife, his sweet mutt, Riley, and his massive collection of hats. View titles by Bruce Hale

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