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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (282 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Narrator: Joe Holt Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Mr. Chickee, the genial blind man in the neighborhood, gives nine year old Steven a mysterious bill with fifteen zeros on it and the image of a familiar but startling face. Could it be a quadrillion dollar bill? Could it be real? Well, Agent Fondoo of the US Treasury Department and his team of Secret Government Agents are determined to get that money back! But Steven and his best friends, Russell and Zoopy the giant dog, are more than a match for the Feds. After all, Steven is the president of the Flint Future Detectives Club, and the inventor of fantastic spying and detecting equipment such as the Snoopeeze 9000!

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This book will surely appeal to reluctant readers as well as anyone who wants to laugh and find intrigue and just a little bit of magic.”

    School Library Journal

  • “Kids will enjoy the heady mix of conspiracies and everyday happenings.”


  • A Parents' Choice Gold Award Winner for Fiction in 2005

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Akilah | 2/18/2014

    " Listened to this on a road trip. HILARIOUS. We laughed so hard. Great characters, fantastic narrator. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Josiah | 2/7/2014

    " This book is absolutely hilarious; I'm talking about quite a few laugh-out-loud moments being attributable to this book. There were also some heartfelt scenes snuck in amongst the sublime comedic syntax. Perhaps it's the limited amount of stories published by him, but Christopher Paul Curtis is always 100% on the ball with whatever comes from his pen. Simply put, if it's written by Christopher Paul Curtis, my advice to anyone is: Read it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Hedap | 2/1/2014

    " Great laughs and easy read. Delightful. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sameer | 1/26/2014

    " funny little book... was not impressed "

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