Dad of Divas' Reviews: Book Review - Mariella Mystery Investigates The Spaghetti Yeti

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Book Review - Mariella Mystery Investigates The Spaghetti Yeti

Mariella Mystery Investigates The Spaghetti Yeti
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About the Book
Everyone's favorite super sleuth, age 9 and a bit, is back to solve another mysterious mystery. In The Spaghetti Yeti, Mariella wonders: is there really a spaghetti-loving yeti stalking the woods next to Limpet Rocks Campsite? Mariella and the Mystery Girls are determined to find out. Kids will enjoy going along with Mariella as she searches for clues and writes them down in her top-secret journals. Diary of a Wimpy Kid fans will be captivated by this charming detective--and they won't want to miss any of her riveting escapades.

My Take on the Book
Mariella Mystery is 9 3/4 years old. She considers herself a young detective and loves to solve mysteries. Mariella is going with friends on a summer camping trip and yes, there is a mystery involved in this trip.

The story does not read like a typical chapter book. It is full of interesting facts and fun entries. 

Mariella will write as if she is writing a journal and include photographs and drawings. She will draw a map, define words or describe events and people, and include dialogue. 

Mariella and her friends problem solve through this book to solve the mystery of the Yeti that is "terrorizing" the little town. They are perceptive , inquisitive , ask a lot of questions, and are very observant. Of course the mystery is solved at the end of the story.

This book could be an independent read or a good shared read aloud.

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