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The official detective's handbook

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Investigating the scene of a crime

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About this book

Spies and detectives
The official detective's handbook

  • Calling all detectives in training! Outsmart even the keenest of criminal masterminds with this essential book for detecting and solving mysteries.
  • Budding sleuths can learn how to pick criminals out of a crowd, distinguish fakes and forgeries and identify and analyse clues at a crime scene.
  • Activities include spotting forged possessions at a crime scene, identifying fingerprints and spotting criminals in an identity parade.
  • With Usborne Quicklinks to specially selected websites with more detective activities.
“Any would-be Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot will find this a fascinating and engaging book.”
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The perfect book for any youngster who wants to solve crimes when they're a grown up.
Lovereading4kids
Any would-be Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot will find this a fascinating and engaging book, sprinkled with plenty of humour to cheer you up if the detecting fails. It's full of things to do to keep children engaged for hours in a constructive and enjoyable way - observational skills will definitely be finely tuned by the end of the book.
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Detective's Handbook
This book is awesome !

Jacas Ryder, 23rd October 2014

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