Young Detective by DK Publishing
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DK's First Activity Packs introduce a new and exciting concept in learning. The hands-on projects encourage children to make their own discoveries and to think and learn independently. Each pack includes an activity book to lure children into its subject. Young Detective is sure to enthrall curious youngsters with secret code decoder, magnifying glass, and fingerprint file, they will put their detective skills to the test. Aspiring sleuths even get a detective's diploma!

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Dr. Mike Goldsmith has a Ph.D. in astrophysics and studies the philosophy of time and space. He is the head of acoustics at the United Kingdom's National Physical Laboratory. An author of more than twenty nonfiction books for children, he was nominated for the Aventis Prize for Science, Junior Section. Steve Parker works at Britain's Natural History Museum, is a Scientific Fellow of the Zoological Society and is author of "The Encyclopedia of Sharks, Scott has been an astronomer for more than 20 years. She has served as Curator of Astronomy and Head of observatory for the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, England. John Woodward is a senior policy analyst at RAND where he works on national security, intelligence, and technology policy issues. He is particularly interested in biometrics and surveillance technologies. He has testified about these technologies before Congress and the congressionally created Commission on Online Child Protection. Prior to joining RAND full-time in 2000, Mr. Woodward served as an Operations Officer for the Central Intelligence Agency for twelve years. His overseas assignments included tours in East Asia and East Africa. Mr. Woodward received his Juris Doctor degree magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He was a Thouron Scholar at the London School of Economics, University of London, where he received his M.S. in Economics. He received his B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He served as a law clerk to the Hon. Roderick R. McKelvie, a U.S. District Court Judge in Wilmington, Delaware.
Published March 15, 1995 by DK CHILDREN.
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Young Detective (sparse accompaniments, nifty books) features two revolving wheels--mix-and-match disguises and a secret code breaker--plus a magnifying glass and an ID card and ``diploma'' from the Secret Investigations Detective Agency.

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