Howard Wallace, P.IeBook - 2016
́́ŒLyalĺs debut is a winner.́ ́Publishers Weekly ́What́s with the get-up? Is that the company uniform or something?́ ́This? All P.I.s wear a trench coat.́ ́Dude, that́s a brown bathrobe.́ I shrugged and straightened out my sleeves. ́First rule of private investigation, Ivy: work with what yoúve got.́ Twelve-year-old Howard Wallace lives by his list of rules of private investigation. He knows more than anyone how to work with what hés got: a bathrobe for a trench coat, a makeshift office behind the school equipment shed, and not much elséleast of all, friends. So when a hot case of blackmail lands on his desk, hés ready to take it on himself . . . until the new kid, Ivy Mason, convinces him to take her on as a junior partner. As they banter through stakeouts and narrow down their list of suspects, Howard starts to wonder if having Ivy as a sidekicḱand a friend́is such a bad thing after all.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Sterling Children's Books,, 
Copyright Date: ©2016
Characteristics: 1 online resource (272 pages)