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How To Be a Detective Hardcover – October 9, 2012


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 7 - 9 years
  • Grade Level: 2 - 4
  • Hardcover: 24 pages
  • Publisher: Candlewick; Ltf Nov edition (October 9, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0763661422
  • ISBN-13: 978-0763661427
  • Product Dimensions: 10.9 x 9.9 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #672,832 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Dan Waddell is the author of Who Do You Think You Are? Be a Family Tree Detective. He has also written two crime novels for adults, Blood Atonement and The Blood Detective. He lives in London.

Jim Smith is an illustrator whose artwork can be seen on greeting cards, juice bottles, and coffee cups. This is his first book with Candlewick Press. He lives in London.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By corvin7 on April 5, 2013
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This book will give my sons lots of detective fun. We home school and we are studying detectives and spying. This little book fits right in with our study and it's totally hands-on, so it's great for us!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By C. Valberg on December 29, 2013
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The book is full of good activities for young children. Was as advertised and in good condition and good price.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Kerry Keller on August 2, 2013
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This is a great hands on book that really captures the reader's attention. Wish I could buy a class set.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Sandeeg on March 8, 2013
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We haven't read this book yet but I took a peek and it looks like loads of fun for my 8 year old nephew.
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