Mystery! Lollipops!

When a mysterious thief called The Black Boot takes credit for stealing the school’s mascots, Maisy Sawyer has a mystery to solve! Maisy is the best detective in fourth grade. No, she is the best detective in the whole school, and rescuing the little mice is her new mission.

Raising the stakes, The Black Boot has also taken Maisy’s famous lollipop collection, and warns her to stop searching for the mice if she ever wants to see her lollipops again.

Follow the clues as Maisy tries to discover the identity of The Black Boot and struggles to find her prized lollipops and the school’s mascots in the first book in The Maisy Files series.

I am in love. Maisy and The Missing Mice is genuinely a stunning children’s book that I adore. As a mother who is keen on reading books before my children do, I am always checking for inspiring characters and a lovely, entertaining story in children books for my children to read and I am so happy to write that Maisy and The Missing Mice is just this! In my first sentence of my review, I wrote I am in love, and I am, I am madly in love with this book because it holds everything brilliant about children’s literature. Never before have I read a children’s book that as soon as I finished it, I wanted my children to read it asap! Usually, I put it down and wait but with this book I was excited for them to read it as soon as possible! That is why Maisy and The Missing Mice truly is an exceptional children’s book and with an average of four and half stars on Amazon, I am not surprised! Also, there really is no excuse for you to read this exceptional book as Maisy and The Missing Mice is free on Amazon and what is more exciting, is that this is book one in a three-part series so when you get addicted to book one (which you will!) you will have two more wonderful books to enjoy!

Maisy and The Missing Mice follows the adorable protagonist of the story, Maisy Sawyer. Maisy is not your average fourth grader as she is less interested in playing but rather solving mysteries! Yes, she is a young Nancy Drew with a talent for solving the unsolvable crimes, she is the perfect little detective and when her school’s mascots go missing, she has a new case on her hands!

Maisy must investigate the peculiar mystery of the missing mascots, what is worse is that the thief, also steals from Maisy! Maisy you see does not work for money, but cherry lollipops, she has a love of lollipops so when the thief steals them she is less than impressed and soon she fully investigates the peculiar mystery to catch the thief. Will she be able to do this and catch the thief in time? Read this excellent book to find out!

Elizabeth Woodrum… where do I start? The exceptional author of this lovely story is incredible and I admire her for her wonderfully crafted story. The characterization courtesy of Woodrum is exceptional and her creation of Maisy Sawyer, in particular, is wonderful. I adored Maisy, she is an adorable girl who my daughter now said she aspires to be; it really touched me when my daughter said this because it is lovely for her to read a book that features a strong female lead that is inspiring. The character of Maisy will show little girls all over that you can be anything you want to be, you can be a detective, you can be a scientist, you can do anything and that is really beautiful to me.

Woodrum is not only brilliant at creating characters but also weaving beautiful themes throughout her book. I adored Woodrum’s themes of doing the right thing and never giving up even when you are faced with challenges. These are incredibly themes that need to be learned by all children and so I adore how Woodrum incorporated this into her story. She shows children that it is good to investigate something if you think it is wrong, or at least inform somebody. Woodrum truly is a talented author and so I am in awe of her!

As I am a huge lover of this book, I have no choice but to award Maisy and The Missing Mice a stellar Five Stars! This beautiful, fast-paced, mystery filled story will have your children smiling the whole way though, it will take them on an excellent journey to solve a mystery and so it should not be missed by anybody!

Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much and love discussing wonderful books with all of you so please, comment below and let me know your thoughts on Maisy and The Missing Mice; do you see yourself reading this book? Let me know all of those brilliant thoughts of yours below! Thank you so much again for reading!  

P.S. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is click the Buy on Amazon button and it will take you straight to the book on Amazon U.S.! If you are in the U.K. then below I have attached a link to the book for the Amazon U.K. I have also attached some links about the author and this wonderful book! Thank you so much again for reading book lovers, I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on this book!   

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Thank you so much again for reading!

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Thanks so much for your review! I’m glad you and your daughter enjoyed Maisy and the Missing Mice! I always love to see reviews where the child’s perspective is included. I got inspired to create Maisy several years ago while I was teaching fourth grade. I’ve moved up to sixth grade now, but I think Maisy will stay a fourth grader for quite a while! Just so your readers know, the series is available in ebook, hardback, paperback, and audio book formats! Thanks again for the review I’m so glad you liked Maisy and the Missing Mice

Thank you for your kind comment Elizabeth! Your book is incredible and I adored every moment of it and hope that other readers will too!

Readers – Please feel free to ask Elizabeth any questions you may have, I am sure she will be happy to answer them when she is not busy writing brilliant stories!

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