Cam and her friend Eric are selling chocolate fudge and rice cakes door-to-door for charity. Eric can’t remember what to tell the customers. But Cam has no trouble. She simply looks at the speech and says "click". Then she stores a picture of it in her mind. When Cam sees a woman coming from a yellow house, she knows something is wrong. The woman is wearing a rain coat, but it isn’t raining. She’s wearing dark glasses, but the sun isn’t shining. And the yellow house looks deserted. Will Cam be able to solve the mystery with her amazing photographic memory?
Children around the world have long enjoyed the adventures of Cam Jansen, the pint-sized sleuth with the photographic memory. In this amusing addition to the series, Cam and her friends are holding a talent show to entertain the residents of the senior center. Everyone is having a blast with the jokes, tricks, juggling, and especially the treats from Ken’s Bake Shop. But then a wedding cake disappears from Ken’s truck - and the ceremony is only a few hours away! It will take Cam’s remarkable memory to solve this sweet case.
Cam and Eric are in line to buy concert tickets when someone dressed as a ghost jumps out at them, scaring everybody. Then, the clerk in the box office is mysteriously robbed. Only Cam’s photographic memory—she takes pictures with her mind to remember them later—will help solve this crime.
In this exciting adventure, a presidential election campaign brings the governor to Cam’s school. With all the police and Secret Service agents, it seems like nothing can go wrong. But then there’s an explosion that sounds like a gunshot, and Cam determines to get to the bottom of what really happened.
Cam Jansen and her photographic memory help her friend's grandfather retrieve his missing bag with an important graduation gift in it.
Cam Jansen and her best friend, Eric Shelton, are at a charity function with their mothers to raise money for local firefighters. When the host's pearl necklace goes missing, the luncheon turns into a whodunit, and all the guests are suspects. Can Cam use her photographic memory to identify the culprit?
Cam Jansen and her friend Eric are spending the day at the amusement park. They take Cam’s aunt and uncle with them through the scary haunted house. Plastic skeletons hang from the ceiling. A large black form jumps out of the shadows of a dark room. Everyone has a wonderful time until they get hungry and thirsty. When Cam’s aunt tries to pay for some snacks, she discovers her wallet is no longer in her purse. Will Cam be able to solve the mystery of the missing wallet with her amazing photographic memory?
Cam Jansen has a special talent. Whenever she closes her eyes and says "click", she can call up a perfect picture in her mind of anything she has ever seen. This is very useful when she plays Geography with her best friend Eric - and also when she’s solving mysteries. When Cam and her family meet Aunt Molly at the Royal Hotel, the last thing they have planned for their day is a mystery. But then they meet Mrs. Wright, who gave her luggage and her cat to a bellhop while she checked in, but now can’t find them. Can Cam’s photographic memory help solve the mystery?
Cam Jansen can't wait to meet her favorite mystery writer, Jim E. Winter, at his book signing during the school book fair. But while Cam is waiting in line, her friend Danny's parents discover that their car is missing! Was it stolen? Luckily for Danny's parents, there are two sleuths on hand to seek out the truth. But which one will solve the case first?
The Aldens begin their adventure by making a home in a boxcar. Their goal is to stay together, and in the process they find a grandfather.
"A well written children's classic!"
This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of a beautiful estate called Arundel. Soon they are busy discovering the summertime magic of Arundel's sprawling gardens, treasure-filled attic, tame rabbits, and the cook who makes the best gingerbread in Massachusetts. But the best discovery of all is Jeffrey Tifton, son of Arundel's owner, who quickly proves to be the perfect companion for their adventures.
Annie Barrows introduces Ivy and Bean, two unique girls who certainly didn't plan on becoming friends. Bean, a mischievous yet lovable tomboy, never thought she'd enjoy playing with Ivy, the quiet new neighbor who looks rather boring. Ivy, however, happens to be a witch in training! When Bean gets into a real pickle, Ivy unexpectedly comes to her aid, sparking a rambunctious backyard caper that just might lead to a fabulous new friendship.
"fun, but too expensive"
©1981 David Adler; (P)2008 Penguin
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