Gracie is the undercover beagle whose job it is to investigate crimes and solve mysteries. Yes, a dog is the crime-solving heroine in this children's book.
Of course, Gracie does not work alone in figuring out this whodunit mystery. Gracie has the aid of her sidekick Boston Blackie, the cat. Blackie keeps the dog's nose to the grindstone and paws on track. Thus, the mystery of the missing eggs from the hen-house will soon be solved.
The detective duo begin questioning Red the Rooster and myriad other barnyard and animal friends to crack this crime. For heaven’s sake, they even enlist the aid of the Oracle of the Forest to help solve the problem.
With eggs from the chicken coop having been stolen, Gracie has no eggs for her breakfast, so she wants the mystery solved pronto! Believe me, it does not take Gracie long to sniff out the culprit and the innocent ones help her set a trap to nab the critter.
Upon catching the thief, justice shall be served, and a valuable lesson shall be learned by all, including the reader. And Gracie can, once again, stay snuggled up in bed under the covers while Boston Blackie rustles up some fresh eggs from the hen-house for breakfast!