Kids Books - Detectives Books

Chomp

By Carl Hiaasen
39 ratings37 reviews
  • hannajuku
    hannajuku5 stars
    "Chomp" by Carl Hiaasen is a very entertaining story about a boy named Wahoo Cray. He and his father are animal wranglers, and they tame wild animals, such as alligators, in their backyard. A popular reality TV show called 'Expedition Survival!' invites Wahoo and his father to help on set because...

The Bridge to Never Land (Starcatchers)

By Dave Barry, Ridley Pearson
2 ratings2 reviews
  • zorba
    zorba5 stars
    AMAZING BOOK!!!!! This series has been my favorite books for as long as I can remember! It is the story of how Peter Pan became Peter Pan! I recommend this book for everyone, I read it in 3rd grade, and have read all the books, they are all AMAZING!!!!!!!!! This is the fifth book, and it is VERY ...

Timmy Failure: Mistakes Were Made

By Stephan Pastis
48 ratings81 reviews
  • xxpish
    xxpish5 stars
    Timmy Failure is a detective. He runs Total Failure, Inc. with his pet polar bear. He takes all sorts of cases, and charges 5 cents a day, hoping that it will all add up one day so he can become rich – he already has his eye on a place in town. He uses his mom’s segway to get from case to case, b...

Timmy Failure: Now Look What You've Done

By Stephan Pastis
20 ratings24 reviews
  • smileyguy246
    "When you lose hope, find it." —Timmy Failure He doesn’t like to pull rank. To reveal that he’s this guy: Timmy Failure, founder, president, and CEO of the greatest detective agency in town, perhaps the nation. But he is. And he’s about to crack the biggest case of his generation: a school...

Platypus Police Squad: The Frog Who Croaked

By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
14 ratings21 reviews
  • nyanchica
    nyanchica4 stars
    I am a huge fan of the Lunch Lady graphic novels by author Jarrett J. Krosoczka, who wrote this book, Platypus Police Squad: The Ostrich Conspiracy. This book is part story and part drawings, so kids get a nice blend of both and that sometimes helps kids read more. I know I still really like havi...

Hoot

By Carl Hiaasen
50 ratings53 reviews
  • 20jstebbin
    I'm reading the book Hoot by Carl Hiaasen. It is a really good book about a boy named Roy. On his first day when his face is being smashed on the bus window. By a bully named Dana Matherson he sees a boy. The boy was running fast but who was he were was he going? The boy had no shoes no sock...

Spy School

By Stuart Gibbs
9 ratings7 reviews
  • connwaer
    connwaer4 stars
    Ben Ripley, age twelve, is transferred to what seems like a boring science school, but is actually a training base for junior CIA operatives. He has to try to stay alive while trying to catch a double agent who is trying to capture him for a secret cryptography code called Jackhammer. Along the w...

Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth

By Jane O'Connor
32 ratings40 reviews
  • carlynicole
    Nancy has everything to solve a mystery, from her trench coat to her top-secret code. Kids who loved Nancy Drew will be ready for a chapter book about Nancy’s new adventures as a “super sleuth.” I read this to my younger sister and she absolutely loved it! My sister enjoyed this book so much beca...

The Fairy Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, Book 1)

By Michael Buckley
24 ratings29 reviews
  • babanor
    babanor5 stars
    I read this book because a friend recomended it for me. It is really good, and I reccomend it. it is good for a bedtime book. I have to say, Alot of cliff hangers, good for 3rd/4th graders. Great joy reader, even better library book.

Knightley and Son

By Rohan Gavin
8 ratings12 reviews
  • smileyguy246
    The once highly in-demand detective Alan Knightley has just woken up after an unexplained incident kept him asleep for four years. While he was out cold, his son, Darkus, took it upon himself to read of all his dad's old cases, and he's learned a lot about the art of detection. It's a good thing ...

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