The Curse of the Ancient Mask and Other Case Files

Saxby Smart, Private Detective

By Cheshire, Simon

Publishers Summary:
Solve It With Saxby, a new series aimed at unraveling the mystery of getting boys excited about reading. Saxby Smart is no ordinary ten-year-old. He's the best detective in the world, or at least the best one who also happens to be in elementary school. In this brane new series--with three cases in each book--the reader solve the mystery alongside Saxby, getting peeks at pages of his casebook as the crimes unfold, and searching for clues rather than letting the main character do all the work and have all the fun.

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978-1-59643-474-5
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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2009

Gr 3-5 Ten-year-old Saxby Smart shares his father's love of detective stories, but unlike his father, who is a local bus driver, his love goes beyond reading. With his Crime Headquarters and Thinking Chair in the shed in his backyard, Saxby is ready and willing to take on any mystery that comes his way. When Jasmine Winchester asks for help in provin...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on October 1, 2009

Encyclopedia Brown-ish boy detective Saxby Smart attempts to unravel three cases involving classmates who are the victims of variou...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on April 1, 2009

If you leave this book in plain sight, you'll soon have a mystery to solve: Which one of your readers got his or her hands on ? Saxby speaks directly to young readers as he challenges them to puzzle things out for themselves. Author Simon Cheshire gives readers all the clues they need to solve "The Curse of the Ancient Mask," "The Mark of the Purple Homework," and "The Clasp of Doo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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