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The Unfair Fair Case


Illustrated by Karl West


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About The Book

Mack Rhino—a private detective, who just happens to be a rhinoceros—investigates foul play at the fair in this third mystery of this silly, fun-to-read Aladdin QUIX chapter book series that’s perfect for emerging readers!

Mack Rhino is a private eye whose latest case finds him at the Coral Cove Fair, where someone has been winning game after game after game, taking all the prizes! It’s up to Mack to figure out if the winning streak is a case of fair—or foul—play.


Chapter 1: That’s the Ticket!

About The Authors

Paul DuBois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender are a husband and wife writing team, authors of many books for children, including the Animal Inn series, Count on the SubwayMy Subway Ride, and My Taxi Ride. Paul has also cowritten four books with legendary folk musician, Pete Seeger, including Abiyoyo Returns and The Deaf Musicians. Paul and Jennifer have appeared at Lincoln Center, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, the Virginia Festival of the Book, as well as countless schools, libraries, and museums. They live in Massachusetts.

Photograph by Paul DuBois Jacobs

About The Illustrator

Karl West is a freelance illustrator, doodler, and full-time coffee drinker. He produces both traditional and digital work from his studio in Dorset, England.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (September 21, 2021)
  • Length: 80 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534479968
  • Ages: 5 - 8

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