I’m SO excited! My first eBook is now available on Barnes&Noble.com. Mark and I wrote the book together, and I illustrated it.
You might have guessed it. This book is totally inspired by my oldest daughter, Anne.
Sometimes we really do call her “Investigator Anne,” especially when there’s a case to be solved…like a missing ballet slipper.
…Or when there’s mysterious rabbit tracks in the backyard.
Or when a ball has been missing from the wacky popper toy for months…
Here she is decoding the secret message for a geo-cache box location.
She even has a “Case Book.” This is the page where she wrote down her ideas about capillary action.
This page is about the case of a missing shoe. No, not the ballet slipper, a different shoe. We have a lot of missing shoe cases like that. :)
Whatever the case, Anne’s there to scope it out.
I made this “Investigator Kit” for her one Christmas. It’s got all the clue-solving essentials.
Here she is studying the facts on an old pocket pc. She has pictures of animals, animal tracks, and science charts on there.
Since we have so many mysteries around here, Anne stays pretty busy.
So back to the eBook.
This idea has been mulling in my head for quite awhile. Mark and I had so much fun writing it and I loved illustrating it. This book is a beginning level chapter book for young readers who are ready for their first chapter books.
Here’s a little sneak peak at a few other pages in the book…
There is a subtle science emphasis as “Investigator Anne” and her friends look for clues to find her mom’s missing watch. The kids discover science around them while they work together to solve problems and develop ideas.
Find this book on sale, exclusively at Barnes&Noble.com.