The Case of the Scaredy CatsBook - 1971
Wizard and his friends Tubby, Skinny, and Snitch are private eyes. The sign on the clubhouse says so. It also says, "No Girls," but Marigold and her girlfriends have moved in anyway.
Wizard forms a plan to make the girls cry and leave, but they don't. They fight back instead, and the boys are the ones who leave. Suddenly Annie is missing, and the private eyes must solve the case with the aid of a few clues: a hair ribbon, a string of beads, and a sneezing sign with mittens.
The Case of the Scaredy Cats is a lively and hilarious mystery story for young readers. Who are the scared cats? Girls may think one thing; boys, another. Smart readers will know for sure.