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Who Did That? A Whodunit for Children

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Good pictures and simple story that. Hilaremos can follow. It is a good book for children with great curiosity and it is a good way so as children interest for mystery books. However , it is not the book I am looking for. 
Thanks NetGalley and editor for give me the chance to have a look at this book
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It's challenging to come up with a mystery for very young children, making a plot that's interesting but clear enough for a small child to see all of the clues. A preschooler may enjoy this book but I can see it becoming tiresome for parents.
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It is a nice book about a beaver, but the illustrations are not so cute. Thanks Netgalley and the publisher for this copy.
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Not what I was expecting at all. Too quick and very boring. I would not call this a whodoneit. My kids thought it was too short as well.
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I was very disappointed with this book.  I was expecting it to be an investigative sort of question and answer book.  I figured it would ask “could it have been the Lumberjack” and then answered “No! because he was working in the forest” or something like that.  Where the kids have to search the pages for clues.  Instead it lists the things that were broken and then lists 4 possible suspects and then just tells you who it really was.

Also, the language didn’t flow right.  It was choppy and hard to read.  I wasn’t a big fan of the artwork either, but that is just my personal taste, there was nothing wrong with it.

Overall I would read this to kids if it was handy but I wouldn’t go out of my way to get it.
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*thank you to Netgalley and Chouette Publishing/CrackBoom! Books for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

3 stars.

Im 50/50 about this book. I wasn't too keen on the illustrations. They weren't bad, but they weren't that good either. Just not my style I guess but the colours were well chosen. The story was only OK, but there was one page that did make me smile because it sounded funny and that was when they decided to put Beaver in jail. I guess I can see why kids would like it but I can also see why they wouldn't be interested aswell.
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This is an illustrated mystery for kids. My boys enjoyed this book and the pictures. Really cute book.
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Children are never too young to be introduced to a good whodunit. The mystery provides some good talking points with children but I felt there could of been more clues before revealing who the culprit was.
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Originally published in the Netherlands, this is an illustrated mystery for young readers or listeners. The questions…Who is wreaking havoc in town? Who is the vandal? How will the case be solved? How does the prisoner escape? How does a young girl save the day? Spend a little time with this book and find out!
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I received the book for netgalley in exchange for a honest review. 
The book is surprising mysterious . I had not expected any sort mystery from it considering it was a children's book . The illustrations are beautiful and the sentences short and meaningful . The book can used to introduce various day to day articles to the child . Moreover the ending also contains a moral message on politeness. 
Overall I recommend this book for introducing mystery to children. the
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I received a free ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. 

This was a cute book. Someone is sawing everything in half, but who could it be. Kids will get a laugh out of the silly pictures and will have fun trying to solve the mystery. A great opportunity for kids to learn observation and problem-solving skills.
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What a fun book! I love a good mystery and my children do too. Although my son guessed who it was in the very beginning my daughter loved the clues. I loved the ending and how the little girl showed that a little kindness can get a lot accomplished.
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Are you a mystery lover?  Want to get your kids interested in mysteries?  Then you need to check out this fun books that is a mystery of kid sized proportions.  Can you figure out who is cutting everything down?  Follow the clues, and catch your crook.
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This isn’t really meant as a whodunit, as any children who know about a particular animal will figure it out. . . and if they don’t know the animal, it won’t mean anything to them anyway. No, this is about a moral, or how a child can be smarter than adults by being simplistic, or something like that.
The story’s also simplistic. It’s a cute tale, but it’s doubtful that this will become one of those books that a kid will want to read or have read to them over and over. Let’s hope the townspeople are smart enough—doubtful—to rebuild using steel.
The artwork is simple as well, though there’s a hilarious shot of a beaver on a Vespa!. . . that’s smaller than him.
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The reveal is done early in the book. So there was no who did it surprise. Simple illustrations.

Thanks to netgalley and the publisher for the eARC
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Sweet title, very distinct art style on the people, although the text setting and font weren’t for me, it’s just not a book that fits within the character of our shop I’m afraid.
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'Who Did That? A Whodunit for Children' by Job, Joris and Marieke is a crime story for kids.  

All through the town, things are being cut in half.  A seesaw, a fishing rod, a hockey stick and a traffic light are just a few of the vandalized items.   Who could be doing it?  There are a few suspects before the real culprit is found.

There is a lesson about kindness and consideration.  I liked the illustrations.  It's a cute enough story, but it didn't really stand out for me.

I received a review copy of this ebook from CrackBoom! Books, Chouette Publishing, and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.  Thank you for allowing me to review this ebook.
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This is the story of a little town where everything with wood is being broken in half. The townspeople get upset and want to know how to stop it. It is a cute and delightful story for younger children and a great bedtime story. The illustrations are cartoonish but will appeal to children. I recommend this book for the 2-4 age group. 
I received this book in exchange for my honest opinion.
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This is a fun little who done it book for children. The illustrations were well done and the story gets them thinking about whodunit. It keeps their interest and gets them involved in the story wondering what is happening and trying to figure out the mystery.
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“Who Did That?” is a great mystery story for kids.  While adults will probably figure out who did the crime within the first few pages, the illustrations are filled with subtle but funny details that will keep them entertained.  While most children’s books end on a happy note, this particular one is a little surprising and very satisfying.
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