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Real-Life Mysteries (b small publishing)

b small publishing

Real-Life Mysteries (b small publishing)


Product Code: BS007

Age: 3y+

69 in stock



Have you ever wondered what exactly does go bump in the night? From mysteries like Shackleton’s ghostly companion to the Loch Ness Monster and friends, read the amazing evidence about these mysterious cases and make up your own mind. Quench your curiosity with this new myth-busting (and sometimes, myth-confirming!) fascinating kids case study book. Things are not always what they seem – until they are, then you might wish you had never asked!


“A great read!” – North Somerset Teachers Book Award

“A brilliant, thought-provoking book that will set young brains in motion” – Lancashire Post

“Ideal for children who continually ask questions” – Parents in Touch

“A keen example of brilliance of well done non-fiction” – BookMonster

“Takes me right back to my childhood” – ReadItDaddy

“In a world of fake news, this book is an excellent primer for thinking about what’s fact-based and what’s not” – MinervaReads

“K’s eye’s lit up as soon as she saw the book because she’s been reading lots of adventure mystery stories recently” – Love Hijab Girl

“The need for objectivity to be taught at a young age has never been more apparent, and this would be a great place to start” – Book Murmuration

Paperback: 48 pages

ISBN: 9781911509080

Dimensions: 21.8 x 1 x 25 cm

Written by: Susan Martineau

Illustrated by: Vicky Barker

About the Author:

Susan Martineau is the author of lots of creative and educational activity books for b small publishing as well as being an integral part of the in-house creative team. A keen grossologist herself, she acknowledges the invaluable assistance and encouragement of her children, Alice and Will, when coming up with various ways to make a mess whilst learning about the world around us. Vicky Barker graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 2006 then made the move to London to join Usborne Publishing, where she spent nearly six years designing and illustrating books for them. Making the freelance leap in 2012, Vicky has since designed and illustrated several books for publishers such as Egmont, Catnip, Really Decent Books. For b small publishing, Vicky has illustrated the STEM Starters for Kids series, Paper Toys, Infographics for Kids, FACTS, Fluorescent Activity Book series and many more.