The Case of the Vanishing Painting

Jigsaw Jones Mystery #25

James Preller

childrens mystery
adventurous lighthearted mysterious slow-paced

96 pages | first published 2004

Looking for intriguing mysteries, great friendship stories, and quality chapter books for beginning readers? Look no further: Jigsaw and Mila are the best detectives on the market!


While working on a project for Parents' Night, ace detective, Jigsaw Jones, receives an urgent late-night phone call: Geetha Nair's painting has been stolen from the art room. At the scene of the crime, Jigsaw and his partner, Mila, find a baffling secret code. While working to solve the riddle, Jigsaw is stunned to discover it leads to a trail of clues hidden throughout the school building -- ingeniously disguised by the thief. Unless Jigsaw and Mila can decipher the puzzle in time, Geetha's painting-- and an explosive school secret -- will be lost forever!

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