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The Crawling Hand

By Andrew Fusek Peters

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Freestylers are short mysteries high on suspense and adventure - perfect page turners if you want to finish a thriller in one sitting, especially reluctant and struggling readers. Cool, edgy crime detective duo, Jas and Sam are teens who solve spine-chilling cases - with humorous (as well as heroic!) aplomb - whatever comes their way!

A short mystery that's high on suspense!

This is a perfect page turner if you want to finish a thriller in one sitting, especially for reluctant and struggling readers.

Cool, edgy crime detective duo, Jas and Sam are teens who solve spine-chilling cases - using equal measures of humour and heroism along the way!

In this mystery, 'The Crawling Hand', Jas and Sam hear a knock on the door of their detective agency. It looks like no one is there but then they notice a skeleton's hand on the floor! The hand can crawl, it can talk and it is in urgent need of help to find its missing body. There's a case to be solved!

Reading level for this book:-
ATOS: 2.6
Lexile ® Measure: 360L
Book Band: 11 Lime

Biographical Notes

Andrew Fusek Peters is an experienced and popular author of children's books - from picture books for young readers to teen novels. He has also well-known for his poetry anthologies.

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  • ISBN: 9780750270359
  • Publication date: 10 Jan 2013
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  • Imprint: Wayland
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