The Case of the Movie Set Mischief and Other Mysteries

The Case of the Movie Set Mischief and Other Mysteries

Paperback Edge: Max Finder

By (author) Liam O'Donnell, By (author) Michael Cho

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  • Publisher: Franklin Watts Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 96 pages
  • Dimensions: 155mm x 229mm x 8mm | 228g
  • Publication date: 10 November 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1445106051
  • ISBN 13: 9781445106052
  • Illustrations note: chiefly col. Illustrations
  • Sales rank: 831,678

Product description

Whispering Meadows has plenty of secrets. Meet the duo that uncovers them. Amateur detective Max Finder and his aspiring journalist sidekick, Alison Santos, are on the case in this award-winning series of graphic novel 'solve-it-yourself' mysteries. Can you avoid the dead ends and red herrings to sort the victims from the villians? Test your detective skills to the max!

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Author information

Liam O'Donnell is the author of many children's books and the creator of Max Finder Mystery and the Graphic Guide Adventures series of graphic novels. In addition to writing for kids, Liam teaches first grade, plays video games, and goes camping (but not all at the same time). He lives in Toronto, Canada. Michael Cho was born in Seoul, South Korea and moved to Canada when he was 6 years old. A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design, his distinctive drawings and comics have appeared in publications across North America. He is currently devoting his time to painting book covers, working on an art book of urban landscapes, and creating more comics.

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Great for readers who enjoy mysteries in the vein of Encyclopedia Brown. Booklist In order to crack the cases, readers need to be observant and thoughtful and to have an eye for detail. In the absence of such qualities, however, I think that Max Finder Mystery may be an excellent tool to help young readers develop such traits. Gregory Bryan, children's literature professor at University of Manitoba, for CM Magazine

Table of contents

The Case of the Back-to-School Sneak Would You Rather? The Case of the Haunted Haunted House Ghoulish Gravestones The Case of the Mars Malfunction Keyboard Code The Case of the Ice Village Vandal Places, Everyone The Case of the Cast-off Costume What Kind of Detective Would You Be? The Case of the Slime Tank Sabotage Slime Time The Case of the Lost Lobster Stick with It The Case of the Movie Set Mischief Movie Mad-lib The Case of the Hijacked Hat Chain Reaction The Case of the Screaming Screening On the Red Carpet Case Solutions Puzzle Answers Writer's Notebook About the Author and Illustrator