Annotations for Master Detective Handbook : Help Our Detectives Use Gadgets & Super Sleuthing Skills to Solve the Mystery & Catch the Crooks

Baker & Taylor
Presents a mystery that readers can help solve by following the instructions for related activities, which include creating a detective kit, solving cipher codes, and dusting for fingerprints.

What does it take to solve a crime? Inquiring kids want to know, so the kid super-sleuths at the Pinkerton Detective Agency have invited detectives-in-training to join them in unraveling a mystery. Along with the great story comes plenty of interesting projects, activities, and tasks. Imaginative watercolor illustrations feature visual clues just waiting to be found. Coded messages require deciphering. And to do their part, readers have to start a case file, complete with paperwork, photos, a crime scene sketch, and other pertinent details.