Your Favorite Kid Detectives on Audio

Who is small, savvy, and sounds particularly smart on audiobooks? Your favorite kid detective!

We’re taking a look back at all of the pint-sized sleuths we know and love—and now you can listen in as they crack cases of all kinds !

Author: Betsy Byars
Read By: Lauren Davis

Herculeah Jones meets a famous mystery author, Mathias King. King’s novels mirror gruesome, real-life murders, particularly A Slash of Life, which is about an unsolved local stabbing. Some people believe Mathias King isn’t making up the details, and that he’s actually responsible for the crimes. Herculeah’s sure she can find out, with the help of her best friend and sidekick Meat.

No mystery is too great for super-sleuth Cam Jansen and her amazing photographic memory! Cam and her friend Eric are sitting at the mall when the jewelry store is robbed. Cam sees the thief, but the police arrest the wrong person. Now it’s up to Cam to catch the real criminal—will she be able to do it? The only way to find out is to listen !

Nate the Great has a new case! His friend Annie has lost a picture. She wants Nate to help her find it. Nate the Great must get all the facts, ask the right questions, and narrow the list of suspects so he can solve the mystery. Join the world’s greatest detective, read by Broadway star John Lavelle, as he solves the mystery of the lost picture!

Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective

A Civil War sword, a watermelon stabbing, missing roller skates, a trapeze artist’s inheritance, and an eyewitness who’s legally blind! These are just some of the ten brain-twisting mysteries that Encyclopedia Brown must solve by using his famous computer-like brain. Try to crack the cases along with him!

Honorable Mentions

These two kids aren’t detectives…but we love them too much to leave them out entirely, especially when their professions are equally impressive.

Author: Louise Fitzhugh
Read By: Anne Bobby

Harriet M. Welsch is a spy. In her notebook, she writes down everything she knows about everyone, even her classmates and her best friends. Then Harriet loses track of her notebook, and it ends up in the wrong hands. Before she can stop them, her friends have read the always truthful, sometimes awful things she’s written about each of them. Will Harriet find a way to put her life and her friendships back together?

In the small city of Strattenburg there are many lawyers, and though he’s only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he’s one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, and court clerk—and a lot about the law. But Theo finds himself in court much sooner than expected. Because he knows so much—maybe too much—he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial. A cold-blooded killer is about to go free, and only Theo knows the truth. The stakes are high, but Theo won’t stop until justice is served.

Check out the brand new Theodore Boone story from #1 Bestselling Author John Grisham—Theodore Boone: The Accomplice