Alice Jones, by Sarah Rubin

Alice Jones is a good book for anybody who likes a good detective story. The story is gripping and exceptionally amazing. It is a brilliant mystery which keeps you guessing until the end. If you enjoy solving mysteries then this is the book for you. Maths whizz Alice Jones has already solved a mystery or two but when a scientist disappears from a locked room she is confronted with her toughest case yet. Dr. Learner is working on a invisibility suit. Is science behind his disappearance? Bold Alice Jones won’t stop till she knows the truth.

I would give this book 5/5 because it is superb, gripping and does not end too quickly.

BAKE IT!

Detective Biscuits

Try baking these delicious detective biscuits!

INGREDIENTS:

Biscuits

  • 170g butter, softened
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 175g plain flour

Flood Icing

  • 1 cup powder sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-3 tablespoon sugar

UTENSILS:

  • A Bowl
  • A Teaspoon
  • A Spatula or electric mixer
  • Large baking tray lined with baking paper

METHOD:

  1. Ask an adult to help preheat the oven to 150 C.
  2. Cream the butter and the sugar in a bowl until fluffy.
  3. Add vanilla essence to the mixture then add flour and mix well.
  4. Roll out the dough to 5mm thickness and use a cookie cutter to cut round shapes.
  5. Place on baking tray and bake for 25 minutes then remove and allow to cool.
  6. For the icing mix all ingredients. If you use an electric mixer with the help of an adult the consistency of the icing will be smoother.
  7. Ice the biscuits using a piping bag or a teaspoon.
  8. Allow biscuits to dry for 24 hours and then use edible markers to draw or write anything you like.

Try them at home and please do let me know if they turned out divine!

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