Crafty Detectives

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Gareth Stevens Pub., 2000 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
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Crafty Kids takes young people on an arts-and-crafts adventure. Two dozen exciting projects in each volume develop artistic talents with easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, illustrated with full-color photographs. These projects go beyond creating art -- to creating Fun -- as young artists use their completed crafts in wholesome and imaginative activities, such as games, shows, and storytelling. Most of the materials and equipment can be found around the house, encouraging kids to try the projects again and again, often adding their own twists and variations. The possibilities are almost endless!

Artful disguises and sneaky surprises are all just "part of the job" for a supersleuth. This fun-filled book shows you step-by-step what you need and have to know to learn the tricks and techniques of the detective trade. Children can put together a detective's kit and make many other clever gadgets. Show off your official badge and ID card to friend and foe alike.

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Nick Huckleberry Beak -- after getting his BSc (hons) at Lancaster University, then spending three years studying medicine, Nick decided to take the next obvious step and become an entertainer! Ten years later he's still playing for a living running his firm "Circus Take-Away", with his wife Booj, in East Sussex. Nick's latest project is training in Mime and Physical theatre, which he hopes to add to his other skills of Juggling, Magic, Stiltwalking, Unicycling, Balloon modelling and many more.

Freeman is a highly-experienced professional photographer as well as the creator of many books including the acclaimed architectural volumes London Revealed and Moscow Revealed.

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