King & Kayla and the case of found Fred

Dori Hillestad Butler

Book - 2019

Trying to communicate with his human owner (and detective partner) can be frustrating for King the golden retriever as he uncovers clues in a missing dog case.

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Butler, Dori Hillestad. King & Kayla.
Detective and mystery fiction
Readers (Publications)
Atlanta : Peachtree Publishers [2019]
First edition
Physical Description
48 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Main Author
Dori Hillestad Butler (author)
Other Authors
Nancy Meyers, 1961- (illustrator)
  • Grandma's house
  • Fred is not a stray
  • Fred's clue
  • Boat ride!
  • Where is Fred's family?.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

A lovable dog helps his human girl solve a mystery.King, Kayla, and Grandma find a dog who has lost his human family. What does Kayla know?—This dog doesn’t have a collar or any tags. He can sit, lie down, and shake hands. No one around here knows who he is. What does King know? —The dog’s family is staying at a campground. Can they figure out who he is and where his family is?With simple, straightforward language and great verbal and visual humor, the King & Kayla series from Geisel Honor award-winning team Dori Hillestad Butler and Nancy Meyers is perfect for newly independent readers.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Discovering a lost dog who performs friendly tricks and is missing his collar, Kayla and King begin a search for the dog's owners, who King believes are staying at a campground. By the Geisel Honor-winning creator of King & Kayla and the Case of the Lost Tooth. Simultaneous.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

King & Kayla are back on the case in this laugh-out-loud mystery from the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Award-winning series.When King and Kayla meet Fred, a lost dog, they collect clues to him find his human family. Analytical Kayla notices that Fred knows basic commands but has no collar. This dog isn't a stray. Sensitive King notices that Fred smells like smoke and hamburgers. There's a campground nearby and there were fireworks just a few days ago. Can King and Kayla put the pieces together and find Fred's family?With simple, straightforward language and great verbal and visual humor, the King & Kayla series is perfect for newly independent readers. King and Kayla model excellent problem-solving skills, including working as a team, gathering facts, making lists, and evaluating evidence.