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"Ducktective Web and his partner Bill solve crimes on a farm, which is usually an uneventful job. Suddenly, loads of things seem to be missing--peppers, tomatoes, lettuce--ingredients that can make a salad. the duck detectives interrogate the usual suspects in the barnyard and follow clues to the rattiest criminal they know. Will they solve the mystery before the criminal eats the evidence?" .... summary by Scholastic Comprehension Clubs
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"My perfect purple peppers that were just about ready to be pickled."
"About how many perfect purple almost-pickled peppers would you say were pilfered, pinched, and picked?"
"But somebody just hightailed it out of here with a tub of my tartest tasty tomatoes!"
Somebody just lifted a load of my luscious leafy lettuce..."
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