The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit
by Octavia Spencer
Illustrator Vivienne To
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers | October 15, 2013
Hardcover Edition CDN$12.99
Kindle Edition CDN$11.99
Meet Randi Rhodes, the world’s first ninja detective! Mystery abounds in this delightful new middle grade series from Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer.
Deer Creek is a small town whose only hope for survival is the success of their Founder’s Day Festival. But the festival’s main attraction, a time capsule that many people believe hold the town’s treasure, has gone missing.
Randi Rhodes and her best friend, D.C., are Bruce Lee-inspired ninjas and local detectives determined to solve the case. Even if it means investigating in a haunted cabin and facing mean old Angus McCarthy, prime suspect.
They have three days to find the treasure…the future of their whole town is at stake! Will these kids be able to save the day?
This is a charming book for young teenager. The characters are well-developed; it has entertaining plot twists, and end-of-chapter ninja activities for the adventurous.
Although I am well beyond being a young teenager, I cannot
wait for the next adventure.
Available from www.amazon.ca