Secret of the Loon Lake Monster

Secret of the Loon Lake Monster

by M. Masters
     
 

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Children's Literature - Leslie Wolfson
Amy Adams and Hawkeye Collins, both twelve years old, are best friends and detectives. As a team they solve mysteries in the fictional Minnesota town of Lakewood Hills. Not only is Hawkeye an amateur sleuth, he is also an artist, which helps him in his sleuthing. The dense local cop, Sergeant Treadwell, doesn't seem to be able to solve any cases without the help of these two sixth graders. Loon Lake Monster is one of nine short mysteries in this collection. The kid detectives instruct readers at the beginning of the book to "Watch out for things like what people say...then look closely at the sketch or other picture clue with the story" in order to solve the mysteries. Solutions to each are in the back of the book, but the reader must hold the book up to a mirror to find out what happened. Characters are not particularly well developed and the writing is simplistic, but young readers probably won't notice because they'll be too busy trying to find clues and figure out the whodunit. Originally published in 1984, the book and others in the series have been reissued as hardcover library editions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599611464
Publisher:
ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/28/2006
Series:
Can You Solve the Mystery? Series
Pages:
93
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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