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|| Tom Angleberger's latest, loopiest middle-grade novel begins when M'Lady Luggertuck loosens her corset (it's never been loosened before!), thereby setting off a chain of events in which all the strict rules of Smugwick Manor are abandoned. When, as a result of "the Loosening," the precious family heirloom, the Luggertuck Lump (quite literally a lump), goes missing, the Luggertucks look for someone to blame. Is it Horton Halfpott, the good-natured but lowly kitchen boy who can't tell a lie? Or one of the many colorful cast members in this silly romp of a mystery.Praise for Horton Halfpott"A positively gleeful historical mystery farce. Short chapters, a fast pace and plenty of linguistic and slapstistic humor will have young readers hoping that a sequel is planned. The scribbly pen-and-ink chapter-heading cartoon illustrations are just icing on the cake-or pickle éclair. A romp from start to finish." -Kirkus Reviews"Exaggerated...
|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Amulet Books, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4941 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).