About the BooksTitle: Frankie Dupont and The Science Fair Sabotage | Author: Julie Anne Grasso | Illustrator: Alexander Avellino | Publication Date: May 11, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 134 | Recommended Ages: 8 to 12 Summary: Frankie Dupont is less than impressed when he has to attend the Sustainable Science Fair with Kat and Amy. Upon his arrival, he learns that Amy's brothers have had their robotics chip stolen. Keen to recover the chip, Frankie questions the kids in the competition, but everyone seems to have a motive. When baffling clues start rolling in via Snap-Goss instant messages, Frankie realises it will take all of his detective muscles to solve this case. An illustrated mystery for ages 8-12.
My Review: Frankie follows the clues to solve the case of who took the robotics chip. He interviews suspects and witnesses. Who took it? Why? Following the clues Frankie learns about some of the science projects. Will Frankie solve the mystery so that Archie can finish his robot. Good read with fun characters. I received this book free for an honest review.
Title: Frankie Dupont and High Seas Heist | Author: Julie Anne Grasso | Illustrator: Alexander Avellino | Publication Date: July 6, 2015 | Publisher: Independent | Pages: 148 | Recommended Ages: 8 to 12 Summary: Frankie Dupont seems to catch odd-ball cases in the most unlikely places. You would think he would be used to it by now. When his next case lands him on a luxury cruise liner full of devious chocolatiers with ulterior motives, Frankie will be expected to solve the crime, even before it's committed. Although his mind is certainly up for the challenge, Frankie realises his stomach is yet to find its sea legs. An illustrated mystery for ages 8-12
My Review: Another great mystery and adventure Frankie finds himself in. This case leads him on a luxury cruise liner to solve a crime that hasn't been committed yet. Frankie follows they clues to solve another great mystery. Fun characters. I find myself laughing with these characters and connecting with them like friends. I think kids from 9 - 12 would really love this story. I received this book free for a honest review.
The Buzz About the Books
Frankie Dupont and the Science Fair Sabotage: "These books are quick and fun to read. They are perfect for young readers who enjoy mysteries and quirky characters. " ~ Melanie, Amazon
Frankie Dupont and the Science Fair Sabotage: " Like the other books in this series, this is a story written and aimed at kids. The fantasy, thoughts and plot are laid out with lots of love just for this age group, and I think kids will enjoy this completely." ~ Tonja D., Amazon
Frankie Dupont and the Science Fair Sabotage: "This fast paced, funny book is sure to thrill and entertain your middle grade reader." ~ Susan, Amazon
Frankie Dupont and the High Seas Heist: "With each book, the author manages to think up a completely new, fun, and smart adventure for kids. I’d recommend this to any middle-grade story-lover, especially if they value friendship, perseverance, and learning new things." ~ Ilana, Amazon