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The Bicycle Thief

The Bicycle Thief

Illustrated by: Scott Burroughs
For Ages: 6 - 9
It's time for the annual Junior Bike Race in Bayport, and Frank and Joe are the top contenders. Midway through the race, Frank runs over a nail and blows a tire. It seems as if the day couldn't get worse--until Frank's bicycle goes missing!

Bayport's leading bully, Adam Ackerman, seems to be the prime suspect. But when he proves that he wasn't the bicycle thief, everyone turns out to be a potential culprit--even Mr. Mack's dog, Lucy! Can Frank and Joe crack the case and bring Frank's bicycle home?
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  • Aladdin | 
  • 96 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781416993964 | 
  • August 2011 | 
  • Grades 1 - 4
List Price £3.56

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And They’re Off!


The crowd was cheering so loudly, Joe could barely hear the announcer. It didn’t matter. He knew when the announcer called his name, because the crowd started screaming, “Joe! Joe! Joe!”

Joe stuck one hand up in the air and waved to the hundreds of people who lined the streets of Bayport for the annual Junior Bike Rally. Frank did the same when his name was called. They were next to each other on the starting line. On either side of them were a dozen other kids they knew. Chet Morton and his sister Iola were on their left. On their right was Phil Cohen, Bayport... see more

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Franklin W. Dixon

Franklin W. Dixon is the author of the ever-popular Hardy Boys books.

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