Real-Life Mysteries is all about mysterious unsolved cases, backed up with evidence, and encourages you to make up your own mind: readers look at case files from Shackleton's ghostly companion to the Loch Ness Monster.
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Search the site Search term is required. The winning titles were voted for by over children from 12 schools across the UK. We need you to be the writers and illustrators of the future. I was a huge fan of Blue Peter as a child, so this is such a fantastic honour. Thank you to all of the budding new investigators that chose Real-Life Mysteries! She told us 'It has been a huge honour for our children to be selected as part of the judging panel and to represent the voice of children across the country.
It has been a challenge and a task that the children and I have taken very seriously. They have embraced every part of the job as judges and have enjoyed reading the books as part of a team during a weekly book club; they have been buzzing with conversation.
Have you ever wondered how scary a human must seem to a spider? Milton has just been spotted by Mr Macey, owner of the house where Milton lives with a variety of arachnid friends. Milton cannot believe that he has elicited such a clamorous response. By the time Badger has built a wall to protect all creatures as badgery as he is, he discovers that he is alone.
Haig brilliantly weaves together environmental concerns with a captivating carousel of dramatic incidents. They are unsure at first what to do with it. When they tuck the seed up in the soil for winter, it starts to reveal its mysteries, producing a magical sunflower as tall as they are. Just as the children must wait for the seed to reveal itself, so the reader must wait too.
Luckily he has many friends willing to help him.
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