HIS FRIENDS THINKHE'S A BOBBLE-HEAD GHOST, BUT HE'S REALLY JUST JAKE THE DETECTIVE It's a BIG MYSTERY when things begin to disappear from Jake's classroom. How can nine-year-old Jake catch the thief? His mystery-reading cousin has ideas, but Jake has questions. Does going undercover mean putting a bedspread over your head? Is putting a tail on someone like Pin the Tail on the Donkey? If you catch a thief red-handed, will he have red hands? Jake's good at following directions. In fact, he does exactly what he is told, which leads to a lot of mix-ups, a whole lot of mistakes, and a hilarious mixture of merriment. Add in Jake's bad hair, his short attention span, and his bossy classmate, and you're in for some laugh-out-loud fun.