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The New York Times Bestselling Mystery

There is trouble brewing in the Louisiana swamp -- Bowser can smell it. Bowser is a very handsome and only slightly slobbery dog, and he can smell lots of things. Like bacon. And rawhide chews! And the sweat on humans when they're lying.

Birdie Gaux, the girl Bowser lives with, also knows something is wrong. It's not just that her grammy's stuffed prize marlin has been stolen. It's the weird rumor that the marlin is linked to a missing treasure. It's the truck that seems to be following Birdie and the bad feeling on the back of her neck.

When Birdie and Bowser start digging into the mystery, not even Bowser's powerful sniffer can smell just how menacing the threat is. And when the danger comes straight for Birdie, Bowser knows it up to him to sic 'em.

Hardcover, 304 pages
Published on April 28, 2015 by Scholastic Press
ISBN-10: 0545643317
ISBN-13: 9780545643313
48 Book Reviews
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  • donMonday, January 25, 2016 at 5:12 pm
    I have this book
    • roku
      rokuWednesday, December 2, 2015 at 4:12 pm
      i want to read it
      • genius1326
        genius1326Sunday, November 22, 2015 at 5:11 pm55 stars
        An interesting story from the point of view from a dog, Bowser, from a dog for adoption, all the way to Birdie's detective partner. It all started when Birdie's grandma's store looses it's prized possesion, Black Jack, a big fish that is important. The legend started that behing the right eye of the fish, there was a treasure map, whick Birdie thinks is the reason why it is stolen. It is up to Birdie and Bowser to figure out the mystery, and find the treasure map before their fierce rivals find it. I very well recommend the book.
        • legostar
          legostarTuesday, November 3, 2015 at 4:18 pm55 stars
          Sounds awesome. At first glance, it looked like Gordon Korman's book, SWINDLE. It still looks like a unique and cool book. I can't wait to read it.
          • badboy345
            badboy345Friday, October 30, 2015 at 6:53 am55 stars
            awesome book and cool
            • banna
              bannaTuesday, October 27, 2015 at 1:22 pm55 stars
              this book is the best book ever !!!
              • queenmari
                queenmariMonday, October 26, 2015 at 1:58 pm55 stars
                I had entered to win this book but my mom and dad got it for me when they got the newest dork diaries! I'm not trying to show off, when I'm done reading this book, I will come back and leave a rate. It looks awesome!
                • isastarplayerMonday, October 19, 2015 at 12:34 pm
                  I am going to get that at my bookfair
                  • 4smith13
                    4smith13Monday, October 19, 2015 at 12:30 pm
                    Nice
                    • aclick84
                      aclick84Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 8:28 am
                      Do you guys think i should buy it at my book fair soon is it that good

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