As Nate and his dog Sludge reluctantly search for Rosamond's missing cat Little Hex, they encounter dancing artichokes, robots, and a dog dressed as Little Red Riding Hood's grandmother. Finally, they end up at a haunted house where Sludge provides the clue to the mystery. Color and black-and-white illustrations.
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It is Halloween night and all the kids are dressed in scary and funny costumes. Their Trick or Treat bags are getting heavier. Nate's good friend Rosamond needs his help. Her cat, Little Hex, is missing. Little Hex hates Halloween, so maybe he's hiding. Or is he lost? Nate and his trusty dog Sludge take the case and hunt in the night for Little Hex. They pass robots, pirates, and witches. But where will they find Little Hex?