Stories to Solve


Greenwillow Books - How can a thirsty crow drink from an almost-empty pitcher? How does arresting a stone help a judge find a boy's stolen money? This artfully illustrated book presents fourteen intriguing mysteries from world folklore. Each brain-teasing tale is followed by a simple explanation of the solution, while notes at the back of the book describe the origins of these classic mysteries.

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Five-Minute Mini-Mysteries


Sterling - Are you up to a little sleuthing and deductive reasoning? · the case of the Suspicious Fire: Did the owner try to burn down his own store? Or was he really home asleep?· The Megaplast Mystery: Someone's threatening the life of The Megaplast Corporation's vice president. Each one takes only about five minutes to read.

Can you find the culprit? you'll get some confusing facts, but if you use your smarts, you'll arrive at the answer. Every puzzle combines features of the traditional whodunit physical clues, time sequences with logic puzzles true-false statements, opportunity, means, red herrings, matching suspects with occupations, motive, even a little math.

Five-Minute Mini-Mysteries - Detective stanwick is back! And you are about to be challenged by 30 exciting mysteries. And many more! .

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More Stories to Solve: Fifteen Folktales from Around the World


Greenwillow Books - How did they do it?how did a single firefly win a fight against onw hundred apes? How did the priest catch a thief with a rooster? How did a student outwit the king? How did a frog escape fron the picher of cream? These and eleven more tantalizing, brain-teasing mysteries are waiting in the pages of this book.

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Two-Minute Mysteries Apple Paperbacks


Scholastic Paperbacks - HarperTrophy. Whether testing their own sleuthing abilities by working against the clock or enjoying the intrigue of unraveling the case, readers get lots of spine-tingling mystery in these thrilling puzzlers.

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Solve the Mystery: 41 Puzzling Cases Dover Children's Activity Books


Dover Publications - Junior-grade sleuths can check their crime-solving conclusions by reading the solutions at the end of each story. HarperTrophy. Do you see yourself as a sharp-eyed private investigator, checking all the facts, and coming to a sound conclusion? If the answer is “yes, capable of thoroughly examining evidence, ” then this entertaining collection of solve-it-yourself mini-mysteries is just the book for you.

You’ll find 41 challenging cases involving robbery, arson, jewel heists, murder, embezzlement, and other criminal activities. They’re all here in concise, scheming socialites, carefully constructed scenarios featuring hapless victims of suspicious redheads, and assorted crooks. As a would-be detective, you’re invited to crack the case of the attic arsonist, the Case of The Bashful Bullet, The Case of The Bomb in the Bon-Bons, The Case of The Dapper Dead-Beat, The Case of The Conked Clerk, and 36 other intriguing puzzles.

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True Lies


Greenwillow Books - HarperTrophy. In this collection of "lies" from many nations, the challenge is to find the slippery truth. By reading with care and not jumping to conclusions, readers will delight in discovering how these characters lie while at the same time they tell the truth.

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Great Quicksolve Whodunit Puzzles: Mini-Mysteries for You to Solve


Sterling - Did mary contrary kill her new husband? or could it have been someone else? * who was stealing cattle from McDonald's farm? To figure that out, you'd better follow the right truck--the one with the crooks inside! * How could a thief have gotten Lucy Looker's diamond ring collection out of her mansion without leaving the premises? * Someone kidnapped Benjamin Blowhard! But look closely at the ransom note, and you might be able to rescue him.

A couple of bank robbers want to make a speedy getaway. Be on the alert for liars, tricksters, and unlikely alibis. Can you stop them before they do? * Did Bobby steal the teacher's money from her purse? There's only one way to tell. Quicksolve and his son Junior solve some dastardly crimes. By reading these mini-mysteries carefully, you'll solve the crime! Or if you're stumped, and using your powers of deduction, paying attention, sneak a look at the helpful hints.

Great Quicksolve Whodunit Puzzles: Mini-Mysteries for You to Solve - Interview suspects, examine crime scenes, evaluate their stories, and take note of strange details. J. L. Get on the case! Help famous detective Dr.

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The Awesome Book of One-Minute Mysteries and Brain Teasers


Harvest House Publishers - Sure to make folks scratch their heads and think outside the box, anywhere, this is the perfect book to pass the time or pep up a party―good clean fun for anytime, and anyone!Previously released as Return of the One-Minute Mysteries and Brain Teasers. It’s an entertaining book for the whole family.

Each one-page mystery is illustrated with a hilarious cartoon that presents an obvious and obviously incorrect! solution. Readers can turn to a page of clues, each one revealing more information until the a-ha! moment finally arrives. HarperTrophy. Award-winning author sandy silverthorne and john warner’s first collection of one-minute mysteries has sold more than 100, 000 copies, and now the two offer more fun thinking puzzles for super-sleuths of all ages.

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Challenging Whodunit Puzzles: Dr. Quicksolve's Mini-Mysteries


Sterling - Read carefully--the clues are there, but they're always hidden! HarperTrophy. Quicksolve as he teaches his son Junior how to solve 50 baffling crimes. Pick out the right heir to a millionaire's estate. Follow Dr. Investigate a murder where one suspect plays loud music--and the other's hearing-impaired.

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Big Questions from Little People: And Simple Answers from Great Minds


Ecco - Gombrich classic, A Little History of the World, will adore. In the spirit of schott’s miscellany, illuminating, essential, The Magic of Reality, and The Dangerous Book for Boys comes Can a Bee Sting a Bee?—a smart, and utterly delightful handbook for perplexed parents and their curious children. Miles above your average general knowledge and trivia collections, this charming compendium is a book fans of the E.

H. HarperTrophy. Author gemma elwin harris has lovingly compiled weighty questions from precocious grade school children—queries that have long dumbfounded even intelligent adults—and she’s gathered together a notable crew of scientists, philosophers, specialists, and writers to answer them. Authors mary roach and phillip pullman, and linguist noam chomsky are among the top experts responding to the big Questions from Little People, “Do animals have feelings?”, “Why can’t I tickle myself?”, “Who is God?” with well-known comedians, adventurist Bear Gryllis, chef Gordon Ramsay, columnists, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins, and raconteurs offering hilarious alternative answers.

Big Questions from Little People: And Simple Answers from Great Minds - Ecco Press.

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Still More Stories to Solve


Greenwillow Books - Clever, witty illustrations are an intriguing bonus. Ecco Press. HarperTrophy. Used book in Good Condition. The third book in the addictive puzzle-book series presents fourteen tales, each of which poses a riddle that needs a solution. And if you don't get the answer, just look at the end of the story.

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