The Poison Frog Mystery (The Boxcar Children Mysteries #74)

By Gertrude Chandler Warner

While a person steals animals from the zoo, the kids set a seize utilizing a gorgeous yet harmful poison-arrow frog.

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Henry stated. “The drugstore! that would be the reply! If the thief had a rash and didn’t wish somebody to grasp approximately it, she or he may perhaps visit a drugstore to get medication. ” Henry appeared round on the others. “That’s what you have been all considering, correct? ” every body nodded. “Oh,” Benny stated. “I get it. ” Lindsey obtained up, filled with power back. “So the place will we begin? ” she requested. “There has to be part a dozen drugstores during this zone. ” “I wager we would to boot begin with the nearest one,” stated Grandfather. “That will be Donovan’s at the village sq.. ” The Aldens and Lindsey drove to Donovan’s Drugstore within the heart of Greenfield and spoke with Mrs. Donovan, the pharmacist there. they didn't are looking to ask own questions on her consumers, so that they requested in a common method approximately how a significant rash should be handled and not using a doctor’s prescription. “Well,” she acknowledged, “there are loads of powerful lotions out there these days. was once you’d desire a prescription for them. ” She went directly to identify some of the preferred manufacturers. “As a question of fact,” she provided, “I remember a tender guy got here in this present day and purchased 3 diversified lotions. He had a foul rash. acknowledged it used to be poison ivy, however it didn’t appear like poison ivy to me. ” Lindsey and the Aldens stood very nonetheless for a second, now not believing their stable success. “You acknowledged he used to be a tender guy? ” Grandfather requested. “Yes, a well mannered younger man,” Mrs. Donovan endured. “On the skinny part. I consider him simply because he wore a Boston purple Sox cap and they’re my favourite group. That, and he had the bluest eyes I’ve ever visible. ” At this final comment, Lindsey appeared sharply at James Alden. “Are you youngsters engaged on a few form of examine undertaking? ” Mrs. Donovan requested. “Sort of,” Henry spoke back, “and I promise once we are performed with it, we'll let you know all approximately it. yet right away we’re type of in a rush. ” The Aldens and Lindsey thanked Mrs. Donovan for her aid and left the shop. once they have been out at the sidewalk, the Aldens became to Lindsey. “Well, i assume that ideas out Beth,” stated Henry. “And our suspect with the intense shirts,” stated Benny. “He certainly was once now not thin. ” “Does the younger guy Mrs. Donovan defined sound customary? ” Grandfather requested Lindsey. “Yeah, i believe he does,” Lindsey acknowledged. “I don’t take into account his identify, yet I keep in mind his blue eyes and the baseball cap. i feel we nonetheless have his dossier on the place of work. We maintain documents of all our staff, either prior and current. I’ll money into it very first thing within the morning. i guess you men might be with me? ” “We wouldn’t pass over it for the world,” Henry guaranteed her. bankruptcy eight A shock customer The Aldens sat in Lindsey’s place of work the subsequent morning, looking at her at her table as she flipped via a collection of documents. brilliant beams of sun slanted throughout the window, and sparrows chirped within the timber outdoors. “Here it is,” she acknowledged, pulling out one folder and atmosphere the remaining apart. “Brian Grady. i'm definite of it now. ” She opened the folder and laid it flat on her table. The Aldens collected round. once Benny observed the image of Grady hooked up to the 1st web page, he gasped.

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