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The Treasure of Dead Man's Lane and Other Case Files

The Treasure of Dead Man's Lane and Other Case Files

Saxby Smart, Private Detective: Book 2

Saxby Smart, Private Detective (Volume 2)

Simon Cheshire; Illustrated by R. W. Alley

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Put on your detective hat . . . Take out your magnifying glass. The Saxby Smart series lets readers solve the case!

Using wit, logic, and the help of his friends, young detective Saxby Smart is back to work, recovering a valuable comic book, searching for hidden treasure, and keeping intruders out of the neighborhood. Saxby records the facts for three new cases in his notebook, laying out all the clues readers need to solve the mysteries on their own.


Praise for The Treasure of Dead Man's Lane and Other Case Files

“Outstanding fare for young armchair Sherlocks.” —Booklist, Starred Review

“The cases are timely and twisting enough to keep the light bulb bright in the young sleuth's mind.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Saxby will appeal to mystery fanatics and fans of Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys, and Encyclopedia Brown.” —School Library Journal

In the Press

Read the Kirkus Review of THE TREASURE OF DEAD MAN'S LANE AND OTHER CASE FILES Saxby Smart: Private Detective, Book 2. Middle-grader Saxby Smart is back in his Thinking Chair for three more stories in this second volume of his mystery series (The Curse of the Ancient Mask and Other Case Files, 2009). - Kirkus Reviews

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About the author

Simon Cheshire; Illustrated by R. W. Alley

Simon Cheshire, of Warwick, England, published his first book in the U.K. in 1997. Since then, his books have been published in many languages worldwide.

Best known for illustrating the Paddington Bear series, R. W. Alley has illustrated more than seventy books, including There's A Wolf At The Door, written by his wife, Zoë. He lives in Barrington, Rhode Island.

Simon Cheshire

R. W. Alley

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