Kara LaReau was an editor at Candlewick until she became a full-time writer. She has published many acclaimed picture books for children including Ugly Fish, Rabbit & Squirrel, Otto: The Boy Who Loved Cars, and the forthcoming chapter book series The Infamous Ratsos. She lives in Providence.|Kara LaReau was an editor for many years before becoming a full-time writer. She has published many acclaimed picture books for children, as well as the middle-grade series the Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters and the Ratso Brothers. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.
" . . . fans of Dame Agatha's whodunits will enjoy catching the sly
"LaReau has a lot of fun with her Agatha Christie homage, filling her book to the brim with requisite gags and puns . . . Move over, Holmes and Watson. There's a new detecting pair in town, and the name's Bland."--Kirkus Reviews