Be A Super Sleuth
6 Books

Wolfgang Ecke

1971-1976

Prolific mystery writer's series of Solve-it-yourselves

Be A Super Sleuth

Wolfgang Ecke publishes a series of Solve it yourself books, with each tale being between 5-10 pages, and finishing with a question. There are a large amount of reprints in various language, so it's difficult to track all editions of these books, and illustrations vary between each reprint, but they are nonetheless enjoyable to read, with some of the puzzles being quite clever

Note the at there are more books in this series published in languages other than english. You can find more information here

Books in this series
The Face at the Window
Wolfgang Ecke
Stella Humphries (Illustrator)
1971

A collection of detective stories in which the reader determines the culprit. Solutions to the mysteries are included.

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3.55
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128 pages
ISBN 9780416868302
The Stolen Paintings
Wolfgang Ecke
Rolf Rettich (Illustrator)

Wolfgang Ecke's second book in this english series.

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3
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128 pages
ISBN 9780416875300
The Invisible Witness
Wolfgang Ecke
Stella Humphries (Illustrator)

A set of 20 mystery stories whose solution must be left to the reader. With three levels of difficulty, some of the stories can be solved by everyone, but others are only available to the most attentive / experienced. The solutions for each story are included at the end of the book.

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3.63
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141 pages
ISBN 9780416893304
The Case of the Bank Hold Up
Wolfgang Ecke
Stella Humphries (Illustrator)

Crime cases to solve yourself. And to make things a little trickier, they are in English - but a vocabulary directory helps.

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3.65
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144 pages
ISBN 9780416217803
The Case of the High Rise Robbery
Wolfgang Ecke
Stella Humphries (Illustrator)

A collection of nineteen mysteries set in Europe and the United States with solutions to be provided by the reader based on clues in the text. Includes a section with solutions, explanations, and indications of degree difficulty for each story.

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3.83
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127 pages
ISBN 9780416269208
The Case of the Midnight Chess Game
Wolfgang Ecke
Stella Humphries (Illustrator)
1976

A set of 20 mystery stories whose solution must be left to the reader. With three levels of difficulty, some of the stories can be solved by everyone, but others are only available to the most attentive / experienced. The solutions for each story are included at the end of the book.

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3.43
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126 pages
ISBN 9780416623000