When two lobsters get stolen from Mr. Petrusca’s collection, Hazel Green happens to discover that her dear friend can’t read and so decides take on the case herself in order find culprits keep secret safe. Reprint.
Every year Mr. Petrusca–the best fish seller in town–finds the biggest lobsters around for one of his very customers, Trimble. But when a thief steals two splendid lobsters, Petrusca is more upset than anyone can understand. Hazel Green knows there’s something fishy going on, but what could it be? Through clever sleuthing, guesswork, and observation, discovers that can’t read. promises not to tell anyone, finally solves mystery without giving away Pertrusca’s secret. will catching solve all problems this has raised?