BAILEY, Linda. Canadian, b. 1948. Genres: Children's fiction, Young adult fiction. Career: Writer. Publications: How Come the Best Clues Are Always in the Garbage?, 1992; How Can I Be a Detective If I Have to Babysit?, 1993; Who's Got Gertie? And How Can We Get Her Back?, 1994; How Can a Frozen Detective Stay Hot on the Trail?, 1996; What's a Daring Detective Like Me Doing in the Doghouse?, 1997; Gordon Loggins and the Three Bears, 1997; Petula, Who Wouldn't Take a Bath, 1998. Address: c/o Kids Can Press Ltd, 29 Birch Ave., Toronto, ON, Canada M4V 1E1.