WorldCat Identities

Hale, Bruce

Overview
Works: 152 works in 492 publications in 2 languages and 35,375 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Detective and mystery fiction  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  High interest-low vocabulary books  Football stories 
Roles: Author, Editor, Artist
Classifications: PZ7.H1295, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bruce Hale
 
Most widely held works by Bruce Hale
Clark the Shark by Bruce Hale( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clark finds everything about school fun and exciting, but his enthusiasm causes problems until he begins inventing rhymes to remind himself to stay cool at school
The chameleon wore chartreuse : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When hired by a fellow fourth-grader to find her missing brother, Chet Gecko uncovers a plot involving a Gila monster's revenge upon the school football team
Farewell, my lunchbag : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When fourth-grade private eye Chet Gecko is called to catch someone who is stealing food from the school cafeteria, he finds himself framed for the crime
The mystery of Mr. Nice : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the principal of his school begins acting nice to him, Chet Gecko realizes that he is an imposter and so sets out to find the real one
The big nap : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Someone is turning the students at Emerson Hickey Elementary into zombies, and it's up to fourth-grade private eye Chet Gecko to find out who
The hamster of the Baskervilles : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Something is trashing the classrooms at Emerson Hicky Elementary School, and sixth-grade private eye Chet Gecko sets out to find the creature that's responsible
The malted falcon : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet Gecko and his partner Natalie try to find a missing valentine and the winning ticket to a fantastic dessert
Trouble is my beeswax : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet and his partner, Natalie Attired, investigate a cheating ring at Emerson Hicky Elementary school
This gum for hire : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To save his own skin, private eye Chet Gecko sets out to solve the mystery of Emerson Hicky Elementary School's disappearing football players
Snoring Beauty by Bruce Hale( Book )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the traditional tale, featuring a sleeping, snoring princess who is rescued by a prince after being cursed by a bad fairy
Give my regrets to Broadway : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet and his partner, Natalie Attired, take on a case involving an actor gone missing from the school musical
Murder, my tweet : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chet Gecko and his associate, Natalie Attired, take a case tailing what they think is a cheating boyfriend but are instead led to a school mystery that involves blackmail and robots
The possum always rings twice by Bruce Hale( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet Gecko and his partner, Natalie Attired, try to find out who is sending threatening notes to Viola Fuss, candidate for student council president at Emerson Hickey Elementary School
Key Lardo : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the new penguin at school turns out to be a private eye, Chet Gecko confronts not only a devious sparrow but also his own jealousy
Clark the Shark tooth trouble by Bruce Hale( Book )

5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Clark the Shark has a loose tooth, he has to go to a dentist, but Clark has heard that the dentist is scary
Pirates of Underwhere by Bruce Hale( Book )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twins Stephanie and Zeke, their friend Hector, and cats Fitz and Meathead once again venture into the world of Underwhere, this time looking for the missing Brush of Wisdom, a magical item that looks suspiciously like a jewelled toilet brush
From Russia with lunch by Bruce Hale( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detectives Chet Gecko and his partner Natalie Attired try to solve the mystery of why Emerson Hicky Elementary school students have suddenly started acting strangely
Dial M for mongoose : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko private eye by Bruce Hale( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourth-grade detective Chet Gecko and his associate Natalie Attired investigate a series of mishaps at Emerson Hicky Elementary. A stink bomb is unleashed, money goes missing from the principal's office, and that's just a start. All evidence points to Chet's mongoose janitor pal, Maureen DeBree. A true-blue PI and friend won't let a friend take a bad rap!
Hiss me deadly by Bruce Hale( Book )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chet Gecko is hired by Principal Zero to investigate the disappearance of valuable items from Emerson Hicky Elementary--including Mama Gecko's pearls
Big Bad Detective Agency by Bruce Hale( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The houses of all Three (not-so- ) Little Pigs were broken into and ransacked, and the Pigs are squealing for justice. So Prince Tyrone, ruler of Fairylandia, drags in the obvious suspect: Wolfgang. The lone wolf has big teeth, sharp claws, no alibi -- and a single day to find the real culprit and clear his big bad name. When Wolf (reluctantly) teams up with the fourth Little Pig to crack the case, the Big Bad Detective Agency -- and an adventure way funnier than your average fairy tale -- is born!"--
 
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This gum for hire : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eye
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Farewell, my lunchbag : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eyeThe mystery of Mr. Nice : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eyeThe big nap : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eyeThe hamster of the Baskervilles : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eyeThe malted falcon : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eyeTrouble is my beeswax : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eyeThis gum for hire : from the tattered casebook of Chet Gecko, private eyeSnoring Beauty