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Clues in the Woods (Liza, Bill & Jed Mysteries)

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Who or what is taking the kitchen scraps from the garbage every night? What starts out as a puzzle becomes a mystery. Every night Grandma leaves table scraps in a wrapped plastic bag in the garbage can where, according to plan, the McNellis children pick them up to feed their kittens. But the plan changes when the bag is gone in the morning. The twins, Liza and Bill, and b ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 15th 1980 by Yearling (first published April 15th 1968)
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Talia
This is the second book in the Jed, Bill and Liza series I read as a child. I believe I got the first one in 2nd grade, and I wasn't ready for it. The next year, I saw it on my bookshelf, read it and was then hooked. This was probably purchased as the book fair. Remember those? They came to your school library and had red, blue, yellow and green fold out displays with books to buy. They were awesome. I'm going through and re-reading this series, delighting in the adventures I read over and over ...more
Yawz
Even worst than the first. Don't know how it managed that!
Vicky
As a child I remember this was the most popular book in our elementary school library (high-praise indeed!). Now, I'm having a hard time locating a copy for my 7-year-old neice, who I'm sure will love it as much as I did.

carrietracy
I had fond memories of reading this as a child, a mystery book that wasn't actually scary was right up my alley. However, times change and wow does this contain some pretty weird/racist bits about Native Americans.
Natalie
I bought this at the library sale too. I'm sure when Sam gets around to reading it she'll love it :-)
Stephanie Kurtz
Just read aloud to Jake. Great mysteries for kids to listen to! Classic Peggy Parish.
Kayleen
I enjoy kids novels but this one was a little too kiddie for me.
Saralyn
I love the Liza, Bill & Jed mysteries. Great for kids!
Sarah
Nov 20, 2013 Sarah added it
is a nice book, so ctually y like it for children.
Mrs Johnnie Tate
The wonderful world of treasure hunting!
john
Excellent book for 2nd-3rd graders
Amy
this book is great.
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Peggy Parish was the author of the children's story series Amelia Bedelia. The series was continued, after her sudden death from an aneurysm, by her nephew Herman Parish. Peggy attended the University of South Carolina and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

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