The Official Detective's Handbook by

The Official Detective's Handbook

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Illustrated by Colin King
Part of the Usborne Handbooks Series

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This is the perfect book for any youngster who wants to solve crimes when they're a grown up. The book provides a great deal of enterainment and knowledge on how to become a solver of crimes, how to distinguish fakes from the real thing and how to notice even the smallest clues at a crime scene and lots more. Clearly laid out with illustrations throughout to guide you on your journey to being a great detective.

There is a sister book to this one for all spy enthusiasts called The Official Spy's Handbook.


The Official Detective's Handbook by

Train yourself to be a great detective with this humorous, handy pocket guide packed with hints, tips and advice on how to be an intrepid, quick-thinking super-sleuth. Test your observational skills, learn how to crack codes, discover how to identify people by their fingerprints or handwriting, find out how to examine witnesses and look for clues.


'Any would-be Sherlock Holmes or Hercule Poirot will find this a fascinating and engaging book' - Parents in Touch; 'The perfect book for any youngster who wants to solve crimes when they're a grown up' - Lovereading4kids'

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192 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2014




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