Monday, October 4, 2010
Belly Up, by Stuart Gibbs
When Henry the Hippo, the star attraction of FunJungle amusement park is found dead, Teddy is the only one who suspects foul play. Teddy, who lives at the park with his scientist parents, is determined to uncover the true cause of Henry's death. The trouble is, Henry was not the beloved mascot that the public thinks he was. His temper, awful smells and unpredictable behavior may have caused more than one staff member to wish for his untimely death. Teddy, along with Summer, the zoo owner's daughter, is determined to uncover the culprit. The smart, funny dialogue and rollicking mystery will keep readers interested in finding out the true reason Henry the Hippo went "belly up!" 2010.