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Kate L'argent, Independent Usborne Organiser


The official detective's handbook

The official detective's handbook

Spies and detectives
The official detective's handbook

  • Calling all detectives in training! Outsmart even the keenest of criminal masterminds with this essential book for detecting and solving mysteries.
  • Budding sleuths can learn how to pick criminals out of a crowd, distinguish fakes and forgeries and identify and analyse clues at a crime scene.
  • Activities include spotting forged possessions at a crime scene, identifying fingerprints and spotting criminals in an identity parade.
  • With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites with more detective activities.
“Any would-be Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot will find this a fascinating and engaging book.”
Parents in Touch

Paperback:

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Extra information

Key Stage: KS1/2 E; Age 7+

BIC: C5N79

Paperback:
ISBN: 9781409584377
192 pages
198 x 130mm

Illustrator: Colin King

Press reviews

Any would-be Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot will find this a fascinating and engaging book, sprinkled with plenty of humour to cheer you up if the detecting fails. It's full of things to do to keep children engaged for hours in a constructive and enjoyable way - observational skills will definitely be finely tuned by the end of the book.
Parents in Touch
The perfect book for any youngster who wants to solve crimes when they're a grown up.
Lovereading4kids

Reader reviews

Detective's Handbook
This book is awesome !

Jacas Ryder, 23rd October 2014

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