Eleven-year-old Gilbert, self-styled private eye, takes on his toughest case when he finds a duck in the elevator of his housing project. In this easy-to-read mystery, "the solution is credible, the plot is fresh, the style casual and natural."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.
WINNER 1973 Library of Congress Children's Books of the Year WINNER 1975 Arkansas Charlie May Simon Children's Book Award
The Case of the Elevator Duck by Polly Berrien Berends; illustrated by Diane Allison