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Jigsaw Jones Detective Tips

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by James Preller, Jamie Smith (Illustrator), R. W. Alley (Illustrator)
 

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With terrific detective tips from Jigsaw Jones, you can be a supersleuth in no time! Learn what it takes to be the best detective on the block.

Did your neighbor's cat disappear?

Is your sister's lucky charm missing?

And what's that strange noise coming from the school gym after dark?

This sounds like a job for a detective -- you! With a little help from

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With terrific detective tips from Jigsaw Jones, you can be a supersleuth in no time! Learn what it takes to be the best detective on the block.

Did your neighbor's cat disappear?

Is your sister's lucky charm missing?

And what's that strange noise coming from the school gym after dark?

This sounds like a job for a detective -- you! With a little help from Jigsaw Jones, Private Eye, you'll be a super sleuth in no time. Inside, you can solve mini-mysteries, crack codes, and ponder over puzzles. Jigsaw's terrific tips will help you think, look, and act like the best detective in town, case closed.

Jigsaw puzzles are like mysteries -- you've got to look at all the pieces to solve the case!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Carrie Hane Hung
Jigsaw Jones shares his tips of the detective trade in a book. In his investigative guide, there are numerous mystery-solving tips and tricks of the trade for the junior sleuth. Jigsaw introduces the detective lingo, tools of the trade, and case notebook format. There are some opportunities to try out the investigative tips, such as testing your observational skills or matching fingerprints. Codes or secret messages have a large part in the book; the substitution code, weather code, and Morse code are some of the many methods that Jigsaw demonstrates for coding a top secret note for your detective partner. Along with the ways to code a message, there are ways to practice decoding messages in the book. Also, Jigsaw tells how to make messages with invisible ink and how to read the invisible notes. References are made to the "Jigsaw Jones Mystery" series in relation to the detecting tips. Following the section of tips, there are a few short Jigsaw Jones mysteries or cases for the junior detective to exercise his or her sleuthing skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780439793971
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
12/01/2006
Series:
Jigsaw Jones Series
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

James Preller is the author of the popular Jigsaw Jones mystery series, which has sold over 10 million copies (of 32 titles) since 1998. Six Innings is his first stand-alone novel, and it grew out of his love for baseball and his experiences in Little League as a player, father, and coach.

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