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Figgs & Phantoms

by Ellen Raskin

A showbiz family with a daughter who is an avid reader and dreamer settles in a small town. While the townsfolk look askance, the family follows its own path to "Capri".

Figgs & Phantoms

by Ellen Raskin

From the Newbery Award-winning author of THE WESTING GAME, more clever riddles and wordplay, clues to be found, and mysteries to be solved! A Newbery Honor book The Amazing Dancing Figgs! While Mona hates all the attention her eccentric relatives bring to her in town, there is one Figg family member she likes: her Uncle Florence, the book dealer. But Uncle Florence keeps hinting that he's going to find his way to Capri, the Figg family heaven. And that means leaving Mona behind. Can Mona find Capri before it's too late, or will she learn that things are seldom what they seem when books are involved?

The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel)

by Ellen Raskin

From the Newbery Award-winning author of THE WESTING GAME, more clever riddles and wordplay, clues to be found, and mysteries to be solved! Glub! Blub! Mrs. Caroline "Little Dumpling" Carillon isn't quite sure what to expect when she sets off to meet her husband, Leon. After all, she hasn't seen him since their wedding when she was five and he was seven. But their reunion is cut short when a storm knocks him off their boat, and he disappears completely, leaving only one very waterlogged clue (Glub! Blub!). Will Dumpling be able to find Leon (or is it Noel) again? And just what is a glub blub?

The Tattooed Potato and Other Clues

by Ellen Raskin

Answering an advertisement for an artist's assistant involves seventeen-year-old Dickory Dock in several mysteries and their ultimate solutions.

The Tattooed Potato and Other Stories

by Ellen Raskin

From the Newbery Award-winning author of "The Westing Game" comes this story of Dickory Dodd, who comes to 12 Cobble Lane to take a job as a painter's assistant. However, she suddenly finds herself assisting the artist in crime solving. An ALA Notable Book. Reissue.

The Westing Game

by Ellen Raskin

The mysterious death of an eccentric millionaire brings together an unlikely assortment of heirs who must uncover the circumstances of his death before they can claim their inheritance.

The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Ellen Raskin

"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." --Booklist, starred reviewA bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger--and a possible murderer--to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead...but that won't stop him from playing one last game!Winner of the Newbery MedalWinner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book AwardAn ALA Notable Book "Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand." --The New York Times Book Review"A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges--a demanding but rewarding book." --The Horn Book

The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)

by Ellen Raskin

"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." --Booklist, starred review A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger--and a possible murderer--to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead...but that won't stop him from playing one last game! Winner of the Newbery Medal Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award An ALA Notable Book "Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand." --The New York Times Book Review "A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges--a demanding but rewarding book." --The Horn Book

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