The fun begins when our two personalized lead characters work industriously to raise enough money so they can go on a thrilling balloon ride at a fair. They plan everything from selling cookies to an ambitious pet party extravaganza to raise money and it's all going along swimmingly, until it's not and disaster strikes ... and strikes again.
Undaunted by a streak of bad luck and inspired by their love of mysteries, they use their own secret code to play detective and pass messages to one another to figure out what's going on. And then the plot thickens: to their astonishment, someone else has cracked their code! With the support of an adult and a pet (both personalized characters), the children are determined to persevere and answer all the unanswered questions about what has been going on. Will our heroes uncover the truth in time to go on their balloon ride?
The Secret Code is filled with little mysteries involving the things that truly matter to kids' lives, such as friends, family, loyalty, trust, pets, rivals, treats, games, special outings...even yucky school lunch! Make a child you know the star and experience a new fun level of reading! ...Read Less