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The Bookstore Burglar (The Bookstore )

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Someone stole the key to the Black Cat Bookstore! Lucky for the store's owner, Mr. Brown, his clever cat, Cobweb, is on the case. Cobweb has a plan to scare the burglar away, and the ghost who lives in the bookstore is happy to help. There's only one problem-the burglar doesn't believe in ghosts. But maybe he'll change his mind once he meets the special ghost who lives in ...more
Paperback, 32 pages
Published July 23rd 2001 by Penguin Young Readers
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Dolly
Sep 30, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Shelves: childrens, 2009, pets
Despite his cat's warnings, a bookstore owner is unaware of the fact that a burglar has stolen his spare key in hopes of returning later to plunder the store. With the help of some "ghosts," the burglar is thwarted. We enjoyed reading this book together.
Kathy Ellen Davis
Feb 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: easy-reader
This book is really fun!
Ghostly mice!
A cat looking out for the bookstore!
and a burglar!

Short little chapters too, with great illustrations.

Haiku Review:
A bookstore with ghosts
can scare away the toughest
criminals out there.
Srinithi
Nov 03, 2012 rated it really liked it
I love this book sooo much, my sister tells me that it's really good. And it is, that's why it's my 3 rd time checking it out from the library.... :-)
Deborah Harris
Dec 30, 2013 added it
Shelves: ar-2, a30
AR Quiz No. 55257 EN Fiction
Accelerated Reader Quiz Information IL: LG - BL: 2.1 - AR Pts: 0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz Type Information AR Quiz Types: RP, RV, VP
Ray
What happens when you steal from a bookstore that has a diligent cat and a ghost. One burglar is about to find out. A super short read but entertaining.
Danette
Jun 02, 2016 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Read with Naomi.
Pam
Dec 02, 2009 rated it really liked it
Shelves: children-s, fiction
Another book Meg ate up when she was learning to read.
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Jun 02, 2010 rated it liked it
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Riley zoomed through this book. He thought it was funny, but it was definitely an easy and quick read for him.
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Theo read this book on his own so he got to choose the rating. He liked that the ghosts weren't really ghosts (spoiler?).
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