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Ivy + Bean Take the Case (Hardcover)
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Watch out you young masterminds! Bean, our new detective on Pancake Court, will laugh and shrug off any danger. She can solve the most mysterious of mysteries. “But what mysteries are there?” you ask. Never mind; Ivy, her assistant, will make some. (Kirsten)
Watch out, you diabolical masterminds! There's a new detective on Pancake Court: Bean! She laughs at danger! She solves even the most mysterious mysteries! What? There aren't any mysteries? Then Bean and her assistant, Ivy, will make some!
About the Author
Annie grew up in Northern California, and graduated from the University of California at Berkeley, with a degree in Medieval History. After earning an M.F.A. in Creative Writing at Mills College, Annie wrote a number of books for grown-ups. In 2003, Annie grew weary of grown-ups, and began to write for kids, which she found to be way more fun. Her first children's book, Ivy and Bean, was an ALA Notable Book for 2007.
Sophie Blackall is a Brooklyn based Australian artist. She has illustrated over twenty books for children, including Ruby's Wish (Chronicle Books, 2003) which won the Ezra Jack Keats Award, Meet Wild Boars (Henry Holt, 2005) which won a BCCB Blue Ribbon Picture Book Award and the Founders Award from the Society of Illustrators, Big Red Lollipop (Viking, 2010) which was a New York Times Top Ten Picture Book for 2010, and the ongoing Ivy and Bean series (Chronicle Books), which has over a million copies in print.
"Another fun-filled conundrum for these beloved characters."--The San Francisco Chronicle
"These early chapter books continue to please: cleverly entertaining stories, and illustrations to match."-The Horn Book Magazine
"Only a stooge couldn't love Ivy and Bean."-Kirkus Reviews