To Catch A Thief
Publisher: G2 Rights
This is the first book in The DNA Detectives series written by Dr. Mandy Hartley. They are the first ever children's fiction books where the children in the story use DNA and forensic science to solve a crime. The books have been written so children are learning about DNA as well as enjoying an exciting adventure. In this first book in the series "DNA Detectives To Catch A Thief", Annabelle and Harry's pet dog Milly goes missing. The children sadly accept that the local pet thief has struck again. They have a list of suspects and evidence left behind by the thief. But how can they find out who it is and get Milly back? The children's mum is a scientist working with DNA and she has a laboratory in the garden. The children realise they can use DNA and their mum's laboratory to solve the crime. Annabelle and Harry soon become DNA Detectives and just like real life forensic scientists go on an exciting adventure and to try and solve the case. Join them on their thrilling journey to collect clues, learn about DNA and see if they can find out the identity of the pet thief and bring their beloved Milly safely back home. This book is supported by a series of web links which children can use to find out more about DNA, cells and forensic science. There are also exciting activities for them to try out at home as well as online including extracting DNA in their own interactive laboratory. “This book has been granted a green tick from "The Association for Science Education (ASE)". It was reviewed by their education experts who evaluated it to see if they thought it was suitable for use in schools. We are delighted to tell you it met all the ASE criteria for quality and was awarded "the ASE Green Tick".