Thursday, April 21, 2011

The Case of the Missing Mountain

missing-mountainThe Case of the Missing Mountain
By Kim Jones
Published at MasterBooks

About the book

A mountain is missing and it?s your job to find out how it disappeared!

Kids, grab your caps and team up with rangers Jack and Jen to solve The Case of the Missing Mountain. Complete the puzzles, master the mazes, and secure the secret codes. Solve all eight mysteries to become an official Mystery Ranger. Your personalized badge & certificate are waiting!

This 80-page activity book for children teaches young earth creation concepts. Author Kim Jones formerly served as a guide at Mount St. Helen’s Seven Wonders Museum. She worked with many other experts to compile the facts for this title.

Our Thoughts

My oldest son loves to learn more about volcanoes.   So when I had the opportunity to review “The Case of the Missing Mountain” I didn’t hesitate one second because I wanted him to know more about Mount St. Helens.

What I didn’t expect is how this book was presented.   I thought it would be a story explaining what happened to Mount St. Helens.   But the book is packed with activities that will make your child dig for the answers and learn at the same time.    Pretty ingenious!    Alexandre had a blast to decode the problems to find the answers that will permit him to discover more about what happen to Mount St. Helens.

Also included in the book are science experiments.   To be honest, the temperature here in Ontario is still a bit cold to do experiments outside.   So we have decided to wait a bit until we get warmer temperatures so we can enjoy them more.   Personally, I am looking forward to do the leaf animal challenge with the kids while we are camping.    It will be a great activity to entertain them for a little while.  *grin*

Alexandre, age 9 3/4, reviewed the book for me.   He enjoyed doing the mystery challenges.

I like it because it’s Christian and because there is fun activities as well as cool experiments.   I particularly liked the funny and weird decoders.

At the end of the book, you can also find some jokes, missions to become an Official Mystery Ranger as well as being able to download a special certificate for the hard work done throughout the book.

See for yourself what the book is all about!

On another note, I would like to suggest that future books would be bind better.   The book my son has is falling apart at the end because he opened it so often.    Still, even with this little flaw, the book is amazing and will occupy your child for a long period of time.  

The Case of the Missing Mountain is available at your favourite bookstore, even

Disclaimer: Thanks to MasterBooks for sending me the books for review purposes. I was not monetarily compensated for this review. Please note that the review was not influenced by the Sponsor in any way. All opinions expressed here are only my own.


  1. What a fun review! (: I love your subheading, "Our Thoughts." I really like how you lead into your thoughts with explaining how you wanted your son to learn more about Mt. St. Helens.

    Your comment about the cold weather gave me something to think about. I think I'll include some cold weather options in my next book. THANKS! (:

    I love Alexandre's comment! (: What fun! (: I'm glad he liked the funny and weird decoders. I like them too! LOL! (:

    I like that you included the video trailer in your review - Thanks! (:

    Great idea about the binding! (: Thanks for that too! (:

    Your review was very helpful and interesting! Way to go! (:

    Have a wonderful day! Thanks so much for taking the time to do such a wonderful review! (:

    In Christ,

    Kim Jones

  2. Thanks Kim. I'm happy that some of my comments were helpful to you. BTW I was able to fix the pages by taping them.

  3. I'm really glad! So sorry they came apart. Yeah that they are fixed! (: Happy Easter!

    In Christ,

    Kim Jones