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Riddles and Danger (The Secret Zoo #3)

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Noah, Megan, Richie, and Ella are the Action Scouts; friends whose tree house overlooks the Clarksville City Zoo. When they discover a magical world hidden within the zoo, they are swept away on an adventure in which penguins can fly, a mysterious figure lurks in the shadows, and the scouts are enlisted to help Mr. Darby, who is in charge of the Secret Zoo.

But will the sco
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by Greenwillow Books
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Jun 04, 2012 Faith rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fantasy
Noah and the rest of the Action Scouts are still training to be crossers. Now the dangerous sasquatches threaten not only the Secret Zoo, but the town where the Action Scouts live.Who will win? The Secret Zoo or the sasquatches?

Reasons why I like this book-

Reason 1- I couldn't stop reading.

Reason 2- I could imagine what was happening.

Reason 3- It made my imagination grow.
Karen Arendt
REaders that love fantasy and or animals will love the third book in the Secret Zoo series. Plenty of action and just enough at the end to suggest more books in the series.
Apr 19, 2014 Raegan rated it it was amazing
The book was intense during some parts.
And other parts were scary, and I literally gasped during class at the end. So far the best book int the series
Christie Murray
This is the 4th book in the series and my 8 year old and I are loving them all! Can't wait for the next one to come out!
Oct 18, 2013 Lara rated it it was amazing
This book is the best so far I have been waiting for it for so long :)
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Dec 02, 2016 Emily P. rated it it was amazing
4.5 this is a read for maybe fourth graders but I did like it
Feb 23, 2014 Brenda rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
After Tank discovers muddy footprints, the scouts are called upon to fight off the dangerous Sasquatches that are threatening the town. I was expecting a high paced action packed book after the second book. Chick delivers some of the action and suspense toward the end of the book when the scouts encounter the Sasquatch's and various battles and escapes ensue. The mysterious black trench coat man wearing a fedora hat who has been elusive throughout the series continues to be prevalent and exactly ...more
The first half seemed kind of slow for the most part, and I was a little worried it would be like book two, where nothing really happened. But towards the end things get pretty exciting again! Though I felt kind of disappointed that (view spoiler). Anyway, I like the direction the story is going, and am looking forward to reading book 4.
Mar 06, 2014 Mact rated it it was amazing
This book was a really good book. It has magic and a lot of unusual things the book. Such as Sasquatches, a secret zoo, and a secret society. It was a really fun book to read. Megan, Ella, Richie, and Noah are The Adventure scouts and they belong to the secret society. They had to fight Sasquatches in the dark which sounds crazy but to the secret society its nothing. Some people might like this book if they are into fantasy. If you don't like fantasy than don't read this book.
Feb 14, 2012 mandyfujita rated it really liked it
Megan, Ella, Noah and Richie are volunteers for the Clarksville Zoo. They are actually training to be Scouts in the Secret Zoo. Things have turned for the worse because sightings of sasquatches are getting closer and closer to the kids neighborhood. Tank, who is the trainer, explains that they need to capture the sasquatches before they escape to the neighborhood of people.
Jack St. Mary
Dec 02, 2015 Jack St. Mary rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another Great Book by Bryan Chick

I so far have read up to this book and it is spectacular, I really hope Bryan Chick plans on making more Secret Zoo books, can't wait to download the next one!
Jul 08, 2015 Tiffiny rated it really liked it
There were some slow parts in the middle but the ending was great and quite a cliffhanger! Can't wait!
Jul 13, 2014 Heather rated it really liked it
Another good read-aloud with the kids. This one was a bit intense at times for bedtime, so we had to read an extra chapter here and there to find a better stopping point. The kids enjoyed it.
Rebecca Heywood
Sep 13, 2012 Rebecca Heywood rated it liked it
cute, but very boring. Too little action going on in this one. And then the ending was completely unnatural and sappy to me.
Oct 05, 2015 Emyrose8 rated it really liked it
Shelves: in-my-library
Definitely more action than the previous book. I didn't like the fact that Richie was continuously cursing under his breath (was that really necessary?)
Ashlyn Gee
Aug 13, 2016 Ashlyn Gee rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

It was so good it was funny and scary it made me laugh the whole time it was so great
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The idea of The Secret Zoo came to me when I was just nine years old. I wondered what it would be like if zoo exhibits had secret passages that allowed kids to get in and animals to get out. Over twenty years, this idea matured in complexity and length until it had become an epic story, to be told in ten full-length novels. When I'm not exploring the worlds in my head, I spend time speaking to ...more
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