112 pages
5 1/8" x 7 5/8"
Can You Solve the Mystery?

The Case of the Chocolate Snatcher

& 8 Other Mysteries

Created by Bruce Lansky

Can You Solve the Mystery #2

A drugstore clerk reports that a masked thief has just stolen a small fortune in fancy chocolates. The getaway car leads Hawkeye, Amy, and Sergeant Treadwell to three suspects. Each of them has a perfect alibi, but Hawkeye makes a lightning-fast sketch and cracks the case… How did Hawkeye know which suspect was lying?

Twelve-year-old amateur sleuths, and best friends, Hawkeye Collins and Amy Adams love to solve cases. They invite readers to follow the clues and sketches to solve crimes in their hometown of Lakewood Hills. All of the books in the “Can You Solve the Mystery” series contain 9-10 short mysteries. Readers are given written clues as well as visual clues to help them solve the crime. The answers and a brief wrap-up are given in the back of the book.

Mysteries include; The Case of the Crashing Candelabrum; The Case of the Chocolate Snatcher; The Mystery of Lucy's Revenge; The Secret of the Almost Accident; The Case of Double Trouble; The Mystery of the Crook Convention; The Mystery of the Disk Swiper; The Case of the Stolen Samovar; The Secret of the Ancient Treasure. Part 2: The Secret Room.

Over 800,000 copies in print

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“Kids can’t resist reading carefully to find cleverly hidden clues in the stories and sketches, or the fun of solving the mysteries themselves.”

-Lani van Ryzin, MS in Education; Developmental Reading Specialist


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