Judy Moody's Mini-Mysteries and Other Sneaky Stuff for Super-Sleuths by Megan McDonald, Peter H. Reynolds |, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Judy Moody's Mini-Mysteries and Other Sneaky Stuff for Super-Sleuths

Judy Moody's Mini-Mysteries and Other Sneaky Stuff for Super-Sleuths

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by Megan McDonald
     
 

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Join detective Judy Drewdy to create a way-official detective kit, solve six mini-mysteries, and sharpen real-and-actual sleuth skills. Chock-full of advice for the would-be sleuth and bursting with activities, here is an uber RARE diversion for fans of Judy and for anyone who loves a good mystery. "The Great Class Heist" is just one of the whodunits tackled by Judy

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Join detective Judy Drewdy to create a way-official detective kit, solve six mini-mysteries, and sharpen real-and-actual sleuth skills. Chock-full of advice for the would-be sleuth and bursting with activities, here is an uber RARE diversion for fans of Judy and for anyone who loves a good mystery. "The Great Class Heist" is just one of the whodunits tackled by Judy Drewdy and agents Dills Pickle (aka Frank), Spuds Houdini (Rocky), and James Madagascar (Stink), who need readers' help in cracking these cases! In addition to six solve-it-yourself missions, kids can get in the mood to create a detective kit, sketch suspects, test powers of observation, puzzle through ridonkulus logic puzzles, write super-sneaky codes, and more!

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Leona Illig
Readers who are familiar with and enjoy the "Judy Moody" detective stories will welcome this latest addition to the series. Rather than a typical book with a plot, this is more of a workbook filled with all sorts of activities designed to help the budding detective hone her skills. Included in the book are a brief introduction to Judy and her friends; instructions about how to make your own detective kit and notebook; a detective's dictionary; a number of narrative mini-mysteries; and lots of riddles, puzzles, and brain teasers. All of the answers to the quizzes are given, and young readers will be able to figure out most of the problems by themselves. Some riddles, however, may require the help of an adult, thereby providing a good opportunity for interaction between children and their parents. Indeed, this book may be more fun and effective if a few children, or some children and adults, work together to solve the mysteries. Judy Moody, the heroine of this series, is a big fan of the "Nancy Drew" mysteries, and there are quite a few references to that famous female sleuth, as well as facts about the "Nancy Drew" authors and books. While this book can stand alone as a good example of an activity book, readers who have read other "Judy Moody" books will have a better appreciation of the characters, incidents, and puzzles contained in this one. Reviewer: Leona Illig

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763661991
Publisher:
Candlewick Press
Publication date:
08/14/2012
Series:
Judy Moody Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
702,175
Lexile:
640L (what's this?)
File size:
11 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.
Age Range:
6 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

Megan McDonald is the creator of the popular and award-winning Judy Moody and Stink series. She is also the author of three Sisters Club stories, Ant and Honey Bee: A Pair of Friends at Halloween, and many other books for children. She lives in Sebastopol, California.

Peter H. Reynolds is the illustrator of the Stink and Judy Moody books and the author-illustrator of The Dot, Ish, Sky Color, So Few of Me, The North Star, and Rose’s Garden. Born in Canada, he now lives in Dedham, Massachusetts.

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