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The Treasure of Dead Man's Lane and Other Case Files: Saxby Smart, Private Detective: Book 2 (Saxby Smart, Private Detective)

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Put on your detective hat . . . Take out your magnifying glass. The Saxby Smart series lets readers solve the case!

Using wit, logic, and the help of his friends, young detective Saxby Smart is back to work, recovering a valuable comic book, searching for hidden treasure, and keeping intruders out of the neighborhood. Saxby records the facts for three new cases in his noteb
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published November 22nd 2011 by Square Fish (first published 2010)
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Brandi Brown
Jun 07, 2014 Brandi Brown rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this book with my 9-year-old son. I wish that half stars were an option because I would give it three and a half stars rather than just three. The concept of Saxby Smart is similar to the older Encyclopedia Brown books, except that Saxby seems a little more street savvy than Encyclopedia. This book includes three case files for Saxby Smart, Private Detective. Zaxby sets up shop in his shed and handles mysteries that people bring to him. The mysteries in this book includes a search for a s ...more
Renee
Aug 10, 2010 Renee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: 3rd-6th
A stolen comic book? A long lost treasure? A rash of home invasions? Never fear, Saxby Smart, a young detective is on the case! In the three “case files” Saxby finds clues and solves these mysteries. A neat aspect is that the reader is asked to solve mini-mysteries within the mysteries, i.e. “…Can you see it too?” or “Thinking back on my meeting…can you deduce what these two examples were?” This keeps the reader engaged in the mysteries. There are a few black and white sketches as well as pages ...more
StorySnoops
Aug 28, 2011 StorySnoops rated it really liked it
Saxby Smart is back with three new cases, perfect for engaging tween boys who are reluctant readers. Each book in the series has three separate cases, which helps... (click for full review http://www.storysnoops.com/detail.php...)
Heather
Saxby is not as brainy as some boy detectives, but he has a lot of common sense and a nose for fishiness. Fun to read, and much more approachable than some of Encyclopedia Brown's cases.
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Apr 26, 2015 Suchita rated it liked it
I love this book and I got all the questions right! When I'm older I want to become a detective or a police officer!
Ashlyn
Aug 07, 2010 Ashlyn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book but I feel the case's should of been longer. But other wise great book!
Ashtin
Nov 10, 2013 Ashtin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a very good book for people who like mysteries. Read it.
Angela
Mar 13, 2011 Angela rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kidsbooks, mysteries
A good read alike for fans of Encyclopedia Brown.
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Good one to me.
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Other Books in the Series

Saxby Smart, Private Detective (10 books)
  • The Curse of the Ancient Mask and Other Case Files (Saxby Smart, Private Detective, #1)
  • The Fangs Of The Dragon And Other Case Files (Saxby Smart, Private Detective, #2)
  • The Pirate's Blood and Other Case Files (Saxby Smart, Private Detective, #3)
  • The Hangman's Lair (Saxby Smart, Private Detective, #4)
  • The Eye Of The Serpent (Saxby Smart, Private Detective, #5)
  • Five Seconds To Doomsday (Saxby Smart, Private Detective, #6)
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