magnifying glass logoThe Candy Thief Clue by Clue

How to Play: Clue by Clue is a game that tests your thinking skills. It can be played alone or in a group. Solve the mystery below by going through the clues one at a time. Each time you reveal a new clue, stop and think about what it could mean, what you know from all the clues so far, and what you still need to know. After the last clue is revealed, you can read some hints or go straight to the solution!


  1. Are there any contradictions in what the children said? Do their stories disagree anywhere?
  2. What kind of costume was the thief wearing?
  3. Who said they saw the costume very well?
  4. Could they really have seen the costume that well?

Have you figured out who lied?

Was it Ava, Emily, or Leo

And check out the book it is based on: Clue by Clue by Walton Burns

front cover of Clue by Clue by Walton Burns

Or take a look at printable versions for students: Mystery Resources on TpT

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