Make Your Kids Question Everything With these Detective Books for Kids!
Searching for detective books for kids? End the hunt here. We’ve gathered some of the most beloved detective books for kids – and adults may even love them, too! Find a mystery story that your little one is sure to enjoy from this list.
1. The Case of the Missing Marquess
by Nancy Springer
Meet Enola Holmes – little sister to the Sherlock. When Enola discovers that her mother has disappeared, she sets off to London to find her. Nothing can prepare her for what’s waiting in London: a kidnapping case, murderous villains, and trying to elude her older brothers.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
2. Murder Is Bad Manners (A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery Book 1)
by Robin Stevens
Daisy and Hazel are best friends and share a gift for solving mysteries. Daisy, a self-described Sherlock Holmes, decides Hazel will be her honorary Watson when they start a secret detective agency. Soon, the two are facing the case of a disappearing body and multiple people with motives.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
3. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
by EL Konigsburg
Claudia and her brother Jamie run off to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to teach their parents a lesson. Upon arriving at the Met, Claudia finds a statue that’s so beautiful she must track down its owner: Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, who helps Claudia and Jamie get home.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
4. Nate the Great
by Marjorie W. Sharmat
Nate is on the case! His friend Annie has lost a picture and it’s up to Nate to find it. He must learn the facts, ask the questions that need asking, and then settle on a list of suspects to bring the picture back to Annie.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo
5. The Great Cake Mystery: Precious Ramotswe’s Very First Case
by Alexander McCall Smith
More than anything, Precious wants to be a detective. When some cake goes missing in her classroom, Precious decides to find out who the thief really is. She must learn how to be a detective along the way.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
6. Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth
by Jane O’Connor
It’s time for Fancy Nancy to become a detective! Nancy’s classmate has a treasured possession go missing from school. Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth is on the case and decides she’s going to save the day.Buy on Amazon Buy on Apple Buy on Nook Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
7. Ali Cross
by James Patterson
When your dad is a famous detective and FBI agent, what choice do you have but to follow in those same footsteps? This is the question Ali Cross must ask himself when his best friend, Gabe, suddenly goes missing.Buy on Amazon Buy on Kobo Buy on Google Play
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