The Case of the Crooked Carnival (Doyle and Fossey, Science Detectives)
Science super-sleuths Drake Doyle and Nell Fossey are back—this time in a never-before-published addition to the popular series! They’ve got an exciting collection of cases, too: Are ghosts and ghouls keeping Edgar Glum awake? Have aliens invaded Mossy Swamp? What’s the crooked game everyone’s losing at the carnival? And why is the town bridge going bananas? Kids will have...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published June 1st 2010 by Sterling
(first published May 4th 2010)
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And there's not enough plain old books featuring science out there! Michele Torrey's Doyle and Fossey books are great mysteries for kids who like facts and realistic fiction (okay, maybe not so realistic). The books are made up of short stories where mysteries are solved using scientific process. In the back are experiments and more explanation about the information we've just learned. They are good for ages 8 and up, funny, and perfect for kids who like straight forward stories.
Michele Torrey, author of chapter books for young readers and novels for middle grade, young adult, and adult, is a two-time Thurber House Residency in Children's Literature nominee, plus a two-time winner of PNWA's Zola Award. Among other honors, her books have received starred reviews from “Publisher’s Weekly” and “Kirkus,” been chosen by the Junior Library Guild, and been nominated for numerous...moreMore about Michele Torrey...