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Puzzlooies! Mystery at Mallard Mansion

A Solve-the-Story Puzzle Adventure

Russell Ginns, Jonathan Maier, Kristen Terrana-Hollis (Illustrator), Inc. Big Yellow Taxi (Producer)


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Snag a pencil. Sink into a silly story. Solve the puzzles and save the day!

Say goodbye to boring downtime and hello to Puzzlooies!, the latest in portable entertainment. Meant for kids to write in, these illustrated and compact books flip up like a reporter’s notebook, making them perfect for fast fun while on-the-go. Each zany adventure is packed with eclectic puzzles to decipher and decode—as well as jokes, riddles, and true trivia galore that’ll keep readers laughing 'til the very end . . . if they can reach it!

In Mystery at the Mallard Mansion, renowned private eye Detective Stanley Dench is hired by world-famous movie star Marvin Mallard to find his missing award. When the detective arrives at Marvin’s mansion, he discovers the star has become a dead duck! Why would anyone murder Marvin, and who is responsible for this feather-ruffling crime?
Solve the puzzles inside and quack the case with Detective Dench!

Bright Matter Books, 9780525572053, 80pp.

Publication Date: May 11, 2021

About the Author

Russell Ginns is a composer, game designer, and the author of dozens of books, including the Samantha Spinner series and Is There a Chance You’ve Seen My Pants? Jonathan Maier is a writer and producer of kids media, including books, puzzles, and a brainy boatload of software and games.
Together, they are the brains behind Puzzlooies, the new story-puzzle series from Penguin Random House. You can also hear them on their mind-bending, side-splitting podcast Puzzlarious, or on twitter @puzzlarious.