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  Bella's Mystery Deck
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Soon to be your favorite sleuth! 13 year old Bella is a big hit with kids.

On a journey to solve 50 mini-mysteries, kids jump into the intrigue and flex brainpower to arrive at their own solutions. Every bit as fun as the stories, kids love to read the solutions with an enclosed decoder mirror!

With the same appeal as “Encyclopedia Brown” books, Bella invites kids into her life experiences to narrow down suspects, to decode secret messages, to investigate the details surrounding a crime, and to think broadly about motives and implications of foul play.

Fun illustrations, fascinating characters (including Bella’s trusty Black Lab, Noche) keep kids engaged. Clever and captivating scenarios cause kids to apply their powers of deduction and comprehension without realizing it! Bella’s Mystery Deck develops proficiency in logical thinking, skills of synthesis & analysis, and concentration.

Some of the puzzles can be solved with clues internal to the story, while others require some knowledge of natural history, science, geography and culture.

Bella’s Mystery Deck
  • Mini-Mysteries Intriguing to Kids
  • Assist Bella & her Black Lab, Noche in the solving crimes
  • A wide range of fascinating characters
  • Determine suspects, decode messages, investigate details, consider motives
  • Develops comprehension, logical thinking, visual-perceptual skills
  • Special mirror decoder card included
  • Ideal as a travel activity
  • 50 oversized cards




    NOTE: The orange color in the charts above indicate ages that are LESS than the manufacturer suggested age. Please purchase at your discretion if your child is younger than 10 years of age.



    Toy Value Index
    8.70
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    Toy IQ
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      UPC 736970701141
      Manufacturer SKU 70114W
      Date Added to Fat Brain Toys 2/3/2006
      Manufactured In Peoples Republic of China
      Manufacturer Recommended Minimum Age 10 years
      Fat Brain Toys Monthly Sales Ranking #66

    We've collected valuable feedback from our customers on how this item is being used by children with special needs in hopes of providing guidance for other special needs caregivers. Click here to view these "Special Perspectives"...

    Identified Special Needs Challenges:
    ADD/ADHD, Speech & Language Delay
    "My 8 yr old LOVES to read! She has blown through most of the deck in just three afternoons. She really enjoys finding the clues and solving the mystery. With that said, my 10 yr old has reading comprehension problems. He has difficulty following steps and processing. These short stories are the perfect length to keep him interested and can hold his attention long enough to go back and look for clues. He is enjoying them as well!"



    Total Customer Reviews: 102
    Average Customer Rating: 4.53 (site average 4.56)
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    Outstanding Product
    Posted 8 days ago by JDO

    My 7, 8 and 9 year old all love reading Bella's Mystery Deck and work together to try and solve the mystery! I love how they talk through their strategy and reasoning and come up with creative solutions.

    Rating: 5
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    Bell's Mystery Deck
    Posted 22 days ago by JULIE A JOHNSON

    Our daughter chose this as one of her birthday gifts. She loves it! She played w it for at least an hour on her birthday and it will make a great travel and/or quiet time activity. Loved that it keeps her brain working and I got stumped by one of the cards too!

    Rating: 4
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    Perfect for a little detective
    Posted 1/15/2014 by WENDY S

    This was a gift for my 9 year old daughter. She loves it! There is a mystery scenario written on each card and a question at the end. Use the clues from the story to answer the question. The answer is on the card, but you have to use the enclosed mirror to read it. Fun!

    Rating: 5
    1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
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    Posted 11/26/2013 by Susan Schall

    We haven't used it yet. It is a gift for Christmas.

    Rating: 5
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    Review for Bella's Mystery Deck
    Posted 11/17/2013 by Tracy

    Very useful when taken as a travel toy. The only drawback is that once the mystery is solved they don't use that card again.

    Rating: 4
    2 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
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