The Secret of the Skeleton Key (Paperback)

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"Readers are active participants . . .and are frequently invited to solve classic forms of code, such as Morse and semaphores. This intriguing tale has vivid characters and such a tantalizing cliffhanger that readers won t be able to resist cracking the next Code Busters." "Kirkus Reviews
Cody, Quinn, Luke, and M.E. may be really different, but they all share one thing in common: they love playing around with codes. In fact, they love codes so much, they have their own private club, with a super-secret hideout and passwords that change every single day.
When Cody and Quinn notice what could be a code on the window of a nearby house, the one owned by their strange neighbor, the guy they call Skeleton Man, the club gets to work. And it is a cry for help
Now the Code Busters are on the case and nothing will stop them from solving the mystery and finding the secret treasure that seems to be the cause of it all
This exciting interactive mystery offers more thanfifteencodes for you to decipher, including the Consonantcode, Morsecode, and American Sign Language. Test your brain with the Code Busters and solve the mystery along with them. Answers are in the back, if you ever get stuck.
For more code-breaking fun, visit and join the club
Ages 8 12.

About the Author

Penny Warner has a master's degree in special education and twenty years of experience as a child development instructor at Diablo Valley College and Chabot College in California. She is also the author of over thirty books for parents and children, including: 365 Baby Care Tips, Toilet Training without Tears or Trauma, Kids Party Games & Activities, and 365 Toddler Tips. She lives in California and has two grown children.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781606843901
ISBN-10: 1606843907
Publisher: Darby Creek Publishing
Publication Date: October 9th, 2012
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Code Busters Club (Quality)