Museum Mystery Squad and the Case of the Curious Coins

Mike Nicholson; Illustrated by Mike Phillips

Price:
£5.99
Availability:
Not yet published - due 20 Jul 2017

Quick Look

  • A fun-packed series for early readers, perfect for amateur sleuths and quiz fanatics
  • Scooby Doo meets Doctor Who and Night at the Museum as the squad solve a series of strange mysteries in a museum
  • Interactive games and puzzles throughout the text to keep young readers engaged
  • What do missing donations and futuristic robots have in common?

The Museum Mystery Squad investigates the case of missing donation money. Can the Squad use robots from a new futuristic exhibition to spy on the culprit?

Format:
paperback
Size:
197 x 158 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Young Kelpies
Illustrations:
50 b/w illustrations
Age Range:
From 6 to 8 years
Extent:
128 pages
ISBN:
9781782503637
Publication date:
20 Jul 2017
Series:
Young Kelpies

Description

Some people think that museums are boring places full of glass cases, dust and stuff no one cares about: wrong! In a hidden headquarters below the exhibits there's a gang ready to handle dangerous, spooky or just plain weird problems: the Museum Mystery Squad.

Techie-genius Nabster, mile-a-minute Kennedy and sharp-eyed Laurie (along with Colin the hamster!) tackle the surprising conundrums happening at the museum. From pre-historic creatures that move and secret Egyptian codes to missing treasure and strange messages from the past, there's no brain-twisting, totally improbable puzzle the Squad can't solve.

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Has someone been taking money from the museum's donations at night? Why are there coins all over the floor?

In the Case of the Curious Coins the Squad enlists the help of a few metallic friends -- robots from a new futuristic exhibition. These super-cool robots might be able to build furniture, cook up a feast and send messages, but can they spy on a thief?


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Young readers will love the riddles, red herrings and big reveals jam-packed into this fun-filled series of mystery stories by Mike Nicholson. The enjoyable extras like wacky facts and activities, as well as zany illustrations by Mike Phillips, will keep amateur detectives entertained for hours.

Author

Mike Nicholson won the Kelpies Prize for new Scottish children's fiction in 2005. He is the author of many humorous children's books including the Museum Mystery Squad series (for young readers) and the Thistle Street picture books. Mike lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Mike Phillips is the illustrator of many children's books including the Horrible Histories: Gruesome Guides and the Horrible Geography series.

Links

Discover more of our Scottish children's books on the Discover Kelpies website, where you can search the full Kelpies range, from board books to young teen novels, by age, genre, subject and location.

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