Mac B., Kid Spy #2: The Impossible Crime
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338143683 Hardcover
160 Pages | 5.76" x 8.54" | Ages 7 to 10
Mac B. is back...and this time, a new enemy is after the Crown Jewels!
When the jewels go missing from inside a locked room, Mac's spy skills are put to the test. How did the thief break in? Where did the jewels go? And will Mac be able to solve this locked room mystery before the thief escapes? This mystery isn't just a whodunit... it's a howdunit!
The action in this new adventure is nonstop, as Mac travels to an ancient Irish castle to solve the mystery. There, he encounters everything from killer king cobras to bizarre ice sculptures... and even a revenge plot dating back hundreds of years! Will you be able to solve the mystery before Mac does? Also features historical facts masterfully woven throughout the plot, and full-colour illustrations on every page. Don't miss the newest installment of this totally smart and sidesplittingly funny new series, Mac B., Kid Spy.
Raves & reviews:
"Funny as a crumpet. (But truly, secretly a hundred times smarter.)" -- Jon Scieszka,
author of the Caldecott Honor Book The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid
Tales and the New York Times bestselling series Frank Einstein
"With a perfectly absurd premise, dialogue that demands outlandish accents, and a
plot that interweaves global history and complete silliness, Barnett royally nails it." — Abby Hanlon, author of the Dory Fantasmagory series
Praise for Mac Barnett:
"[Mac Barnett is a great young writer of books for young people. If you haven't read
his work, run somewhere and do that. Books for young people have a rich and I
daresay limitless future — knock anyone who says otherwise into a ditch — and Mac has
a central place within that limitless future. Don't bet against him or anyone like him."
— Dave Eggers