Crack the Case: Solve These Riddles!

Popular | August 19, 2019

Do you like puzzles? Does a good mystery keep you up at night? Ever wish you could be a detective? Then we’ve got the series for you! Pick your path and solve the case with Case Closed by Lauren Magaziner, an interactive series where you get to act right alongside the characters to solve different mysteries!

Ready to get started? First, sharpen your skills with these riddles and check your answers at the bottom of the page!


1. What word begins and ends with “E” but only has one letter?


2. How do you make the number one disappear?


3. What has hands but cannot clap?


4. I wear a jacket but no pants. What am I?


5. I’m tall when I’m young and short when I’m old, what am I?



Case Closed #1: Mystery in the Mansion

Carlos Serrano has never solved a mystery in his life. But when Carlos’s mom gets sick with a nasty flu on the morning of an investigation that could save her failing detective agency, Carlos takes on the case.

With the help of his best friend, Eliza, and her wild little brother, Frank, Carlos must uncover a mystery involving an eccentric local millionaire, anonymous death threats, and a buried treasure. But with tricky riddles, cagey suspects, hidden secrets, and dozens of impossible choices, they need your help!



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Case Closed #2: Stolen from the Studio

Carlos Serrano needs your help—again! His mother has received an urgent assignment to find the missing star of a wildly popular TV show, but she won’t let Carlos investigate!

With his genius friend, Eliza, and her little brother, Frank, along for the case, Carlos is excited to examine the studio for clues and interrogate suspects on the set of Teen Witch, but he has to keep his detective work hidden from his mother’s laser-sharp gaze. And just like before, he can’t do it without you!



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Riddle Answers

1. Envelope, 2. Add “G” and it’s Gone, 3. A Clock, 4. A Book, 5. A Candle

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