One morning, Deer wakes up and realizes that something isn’t right.
Looking into the mirror, he discovers that he’s been hornswoggled!
He runs out to tell his friends about it, but at every stop, the thief has gotten there first.
The bison has been buffaloed, and the rooster cries “Poppycock” as they discover that their favorite things have been swiped!
So much robbery! So many strange words! Luckily, a helpful armadillo tells readers what the wacky words mean as the animal friends try to solve the mystery.
Grow your expressive vocabulary with this “wacky words whodunit” as you enjoy the many clever details of its lively illustrations. Ask for Hornswoggled at your local library or independent bookstore today!
What’s your favorite unusual exclamation?
Book info: Hornswoggled! A Wacky Words Whodunit / Josh Crute; illustrated by Jenn Harney. Page Street Kids, 2021. [author site] [artist site] [publisher site] Review copy and cover image courtesy of the publisher.