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The Math Kids: The Prime-Time Burglars, a children's mystery book

The Math Kids: The Prime-Time Burglars, a children's mystery book


Join The Math Kids, a group of young detectives, as they take on their first challenging case in The Prime-Time Burglars! When valuable items start disappearing from their town, the kids must use their math skills and deductive reasoning to crack the case. In this exciting adventure, readers will be captivated as The Math Kids, Jordan, Justin and Stephanie, follow the clues, unraveling a mystery that will keep them guessing until the very end. Perfect for kids who love solving puzzles and mysteries, this book is a thrilling and educational read that will inspire young readers to use their math skills in real-life situations. With its engaging storyline and relatable characters, The Prime-Time Burglars is a must-read for any aspiring young detectives out there.

The Prime Time Burglars in the first in a children's mystery book series featuring the Math Kids. Have you read them all?

  • About the Author

    David Cole has been interested in math since he was a very young boy. He pursued degrees in math and computer science and has shared this love of math at many levels, including teaching at the college level, coaching elementary math teams, and running a summer math camp. He also has a love of writing and has written a number of plays that have been performed. The Math Kids was born of a desire to combine his interests and exercise both sides of his brain at the same time. Find him on LinkedIn.

  • About the Illustrator

    Shannon O’Toole is a Toronto based illustrator, painter and elementary school teacher. Her playful illustration work is inspired by the unique and humorous characters in her life. Aside from illustrating books for children, Shannon has exhibited her artwork in galleries across Ontario. When she is not drawing, Shannon can be found curled up with her dog, Edgar watching old movies. You can visit her online at or follow her on Instagram @shannonotooleart  

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