The Case of the Poached Egg

A Wilcox & Griswold Mystery

From the Series Wilcox & Griswold Mysteries

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 5   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

When Penny goes missing from the nest, Wilcox and Griswold are called in to track her down. Was the egg stolen by a rival for The Most Round in the Spring Egg-stravaganza? Was she used in a carrot cake or scrambled by a hungry porker? Or was she held for a hefty corn ransom? Who took Penny and can the detectives find her before trouble hatches?

Format Your Price
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2017
Publisher Creston Books
Imprint Creston Books
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2017-04-02
Text Type Fiction—Mystery
BISACS JUV019000, JUV021000, JUV002090
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6 x 8.75
Lexile 500
Features Original artwork and Reviewed


Booklist Online

“The short chapters, good use of white space, and plentiful illustrations make this series a great choice for newly independent readers.”—Booklist

Foreword Reviews

“Eggspect plenty of ‘fowl play’ and a healthy dose of puns as another Wilcox and Griswold Mystery unfolds . . .”—Foreword Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“A whodunit for newly independent readers with wordplay galore.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Robin Newman

Robin Newman was a practicing attorney and legal editor but she now prefers to write about witches, mice, pigs, and peacocks. She lives in New York.

Illustrator: Deborah Zemke

Deborah Zemke grew up near Detroit, Michigan. She has written and illustrated many books for young readers. She currently lives in Columbia, Missouri. Learn more about Deborah at