When Sassafras Bates find his beloved dog dead, he thinks he knows who killed him. So he buries Hound Dog Bates smack in front of his aunts' porch, hoping that guilt will make one of them confess. When this doesn't work, he decides to play detective. Sass's investigation leads him to some surprising discoveries about his aunts--and himself. Winner of the Edgar Allen Poe Award.
Used availability for Robbie Branscum's The Murder of Hound Dog Bates
January 1982 : USA Hardback
May 1995 : UK Paperback
January 1995 : USA Paperback