When a mysterious thief called The Black Boot takes credit for stealing the school’s mascots, Maisy Sawyer has a mystery to solve! Maisy is the best detective in fourth grade. No, she's the best detective in the whole school, and rescuing the little mice is her new mission. Raising the stakes, The Black Boot has also taken Maisy’s famous lollipop collection, and warns her to stop searching for the mice if she every wants to see her lollipops again. Follow the clues as Maisy tries to discover the identity of The Black Boot and struggles to find her prized lollipops and the school’s mascots in the first book in The Maisy Files series.
"This is an incredibly kid-friendly story that makes a great introduction to the genre of mystery for newly independent readers. It’s a quick page-turning read that encourages kids to think outside of the box."
- The Children's Book Review