Kidsmomo Podcast #8: “Get a Clue”

October 19th, 2009 by

A boy detective, a cat detective… and Karen as detective? In celebration of Mystery Month, we’ve assembled a line-up of brilliantly baffling books for our latest podcast. So the only mystery left here is: why haven’t you clicked “play” yet?

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  • Our Mystery Book Theater mystery book!
  • Our favorite mysteries (The Westing Game and Sam the Cat)
  • Two of YOUR recommendations (Sammy Keyes and The Mysterious Benedict Society)
  • Nancy makes a little rhyme

And when you’re done listening, don’t forget: our next theme is books with road trips! So watch our latest Mystery Book Theater video and check out these  road trip books to get you through your next long car ride.)

— Nancy and Karen

Book Trailer: Encyclopedia Brown

October 5th, 2009 by

This book trailer for the Encyclopedia Brown series was originally the Mystery Book Theater video for our Mysteries theme. For more on Encyclopedia Brown, check out our “Get a Clue” podcast.

In honor of our mystery theme, we set out to create an an EXTRA mysterious Mystery Book Theater for Donal J. Sobol’s Encyclopedia Brown series.

How could Mystery Book Theater possibly get even more mysterious? It’s a mystery! And how many times can we use some form of the word “mystery” in this post? Hmm, that’s a mysteriously mysterious mystery that will require some time to ponder… No, not really — the answer is 12 so far.

Getting bored of this? Well, what are you waiting for? Watch the mysterious video, already!

PS – Count now at 13. Could we possibly be more annoying? That’s no mystery — the answer is: YES! Just listen to the podcast!

PPS – Total count: 14.


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