This is a lit log for Detective Gordon A Complicated Case by Ulf Nilsson. This is a funny animal mystery chapter book with cute illustrations. This book would be a great read aloud and/or a great book for a novel study, literature circle, or guided reading. The themes of the book include: doing the right thing, friendship, bullying, kindness, safe and happy environments, ethics and morals, determination, bravery, and emotions. The main focus skills of the lit log are: using the text to determine meaning of words, using the text to ask/answer questions, summarizing, describing characters, and using illustrations.