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Candy School

Why did the jelly bean go to school? Because he wanted to be a smartie.

Enough with the detectives. It's time for some chicken jokes.

Why did the chicken cross the basketball court? Because the referee was calling fowls.

Why did the chicken cross the road half way? She wanted to lay it on the line.

AGENT 009 MYSTERY REVEALED!

Agent 009 in Clueville


kids dressed up like detectives

Greetings Secret Agents! Have you solved the case of the mysterious sounds in Lady X’s Library? Well so has Agent 009, the best mystery-solving dog in Clueville. We hope that you have read many amazing books this summer, and used your spy skills to discover lots of clues. Now we can reveal the solution of the mystery to you!


Books to Calm the Starting School Jitters

photo of boy hugging rabbitStarting school for the first time can be both exciting and a bit scary! Here are some picturebook recommendations about what to expect for parents and children to read together.

book cover imageI am too absolutely small for School by Lauren Child

Charlie reassures his little sister about starting preschool, but Lola isn’t completely convinced. Finally Charlie finds an argument that Lola can’t contest.

 

 

book cover imageWemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes

Wemberly frets about everything that could go wrong

What's the difference?

What's the difference between an accountant and a detective solving The Case of the Stolen Book?

One's a bookkeeper and one's a bookcaper.

Animal Planet

Check out these cool animal games  from Animal Planet

Ducks love mysteries, too

How does Jemima Puddle-Duck solve the mysteries she reads?

By de-duck-tion (of course!)

Mysterious Crafts and Facts

Ever wanted to create your own legend? Why not practice by constructing your own model of Stonehenge?

Explore the rest of the National Geographic Kids website for information on tons of curious and strange things all around our world!

Detective Joke: get in the mood for SRC 2009

What did the detective do when she didn't believe the librarian's story? She booked him!

 

Book Review: Meet the Kreeps: The Mad Scientist

Polly Winkler is adjusting to her new stepfamily, the Kreeps, but she seems to be the only one that notices something a little bit different about her new stepbrothers and sister.  Esme looks stran