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Children's Fiction Mysteries & Detective Stories

An Artificial Test

by (author) David Cole

illustrated by Shannon O'Toole

Common Deer Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2023
Mysteries & Detective Stories, Mathematics, Europe, Friendship
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2023
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 9 to 12
  • Grade: 4 to 6


After a tough end to the school year, the Math Kids—Jordan, Justin, Stephanie, and Catherine—take ajet to London for an exciting summer vacation. But between exploring the city and seeing the sights,they’re quickly drawn into investigations of terrorist activity.Authorities are on high alert because of threats to landmarks across the city. But there’s something oddabout the messages. Working alongside Bobby, a police officer tasked with being their trip guide, thekids must uncover the true purpose of a mysterious online message board or risk being sent homeearly.With their vacation plans and the safety of London at risk, the Math Kids are in for their most complexcase yet!

About the authors

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Shannon O'Toole is a Toronto based illustrator, painter and elementary school teacher. Her playful illustration work is inspired by the unique and humorous characters in her life. Aside from illustrating books for children, Shannon has exhibited her artwork in galleries across Ontario. When she is not drawing, Shannon can be found curled up with her dog, Edgar watching old movies. You can visit her online at or follow her on Instagram @shannonotooleart

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