First let me say that I have always been a huge fan of reading to and with my kids. Finding books that really use the imagination and keep kids involved can sometimes be a challenge.
This book "Joe-Joe Nut and Biscuit Bill Adventures: Book 3 The Secret of the Missing Arch" that I was sent for my review . did all of that and more, Characters such as a Gila Monster named Dr. Ced and his discoveries to Detective Bill who seek out to unravel the mystery.
This book is geared towards older children but I found even reading along the younger ones enjoyed it as well. It is very well illustrated and full of color and very easy to follow along.
More About the Book...
The elementary school at Acorn Valley holds an art fundraiser to help local animals whose homes were lost due to natural disasters. Four famous local artists--Claude Monet Mongoose, Georgia O'Giraffe, Vincent Van Goat and Pablo Picasso Peacock--have generously donated their weather-themed paintings for a charity auction. A genuinely crafty, complex mystery (including secret panels, art theft and characters who aren't as they appear) combines seamlessly with info about weather and art
About the Author Renee Hand....
Renee is a multi award-winning author and requested speaker on the topic of using fun fiction to teach science, geography and history. Let her show librarians, educators, and parents how using her books can not only challenge readers and the way they think about problems in real life, but she creates high interest topics that suck the reader into her stories encouraging them into wanting to know more about the settings, science, history, culture and people. Skills like reading comprehension, reasoning, deduction and observation come together in a myriad of ways.
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