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Mystery March – Picture Books and other for younger children

I have been thinking about Mystery March and kids picture books etc.  How the  descriptions they include  add to the mystery/plot. So I started a list of possibilities –  I have compiled them from various recommendations.

The Six Wonders of Wobbly BridgeSecret Agent Splat!

Graeme Base – Enigma

Scotton – Secret Agent Splat

Rod Clement – Grandad’s teeth

Duncan Ball – Emily Eyefinger series

Scooby Doo Scholastic series

Heffernan – The Boot Thief

Gleeson – Shutting in the chooks

Glass, Lubner and Whatley – Noises at night

Blabey – Pearl Barley and Charlie Paisley

Allen – Who sank the boat?

Whatley – Detective Donut

Whatley – Captain Pyjamas

Alison lester – Isabella’s Bed

Vivian French – Brian The giant

The Great Paper Caper- Geffreys

The Little Mole Who Knew It Was None Of His Business- Holzwarth

The Six Wonders of Wobbly Bridge –  Roland Harvey

There are also iPad books that do mystery like Treasure Kai ,Bartelby’s Book of Buttons and Violet see


About hgtl

I am a secondary English/History teacher (BA DipEd, MA (Education) and a Teacher Librarian (MEd). I LOVE to research and through this site aim to -Support the introduction of the Australian Curriculum (especially in History) through sourcing quality and varied internet based sources (research guides) - Support teachers through conducting education based literature reviews - Provide suggestions on useful Web 2.0 tools - Offer other services such as curriculum writing, library collection assessment, novel recommendations (see my blog


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