Category Archives: Mysteries & Detectives

The Chameleon Wore Chartreuse: A Chet Gecko Mystery

Bruce Hale

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I don't know anything about it except the plot. It's THE MAN WHO LOST HIS HEAD by Claire Huchet Bishop and illustrated by Robert McCloskey, 1942, 1970,1989. Sherlock Holmes is the fictional creation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, who wrote about the detective in a series of 60 stories published between 1887 and 1927. Your reader found the story but not the collection. The children should carry out their tests by dropping vinegar from the pipette onto each shoe scraping and recording whether bubbles are produced.

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Nancy Drew: 3 Books in One: The Scarlet Slipper Mystery: The

Carolyn Keene

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A funny and humorous story, you can't help but fall in love with the beloved older woman Stega Nona and the clumsy but innocent Big Anthony. Also shortlisted for 2015 is Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens, which features a pair of boarding school girls investigating the violent murder of their teacher, while Smart by Slater follows a misfit teen investigating the death of a homeless man. 1 Comment » Do you have a favorite Historical Mystery? Thank you for your answers I can't wait to read this again.

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THE STOLEN PAINTING (Pug Detective Charlotte Book 7)

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The two girls were twins named Cordelia and Ophelia and they had long blond braids. Vol. 7 is titled Hunters: Mammals. The story takes place in 1866 at the tip of the Marin Headlands in Northern California. Stumper "U2: Upside down house" is definitely the Mrs. Yet through her mentally handicapped brother she learns lessons of true beauty and friendship, and the value of her own worth. Returning years later for the money, he found a tree too big to uproot. Gerald Weales, Miss Grimsbee is a Witch.

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Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, Book 1)

Derek Landy

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These were my favorite books and I can't find anyone who has heard of them. Possibly published by Bobbs-Merrill, since my dad used to work for them and get books through them. Other examples are “Vintage Murder”, “Artists in Crime”, and “Overture to Death” – where the murder method is especially interesting. After more than an hour of questioning, the investigators ask Alves if they can take Maria into the nursery so Itoh can measure the circumference of the baby's head with a tape measure.

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The Hand of Glory

Sophie Masson

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The American version was published by Maxton, but there's also a British version, published by Odhams. One day a lion appears on her front porch and she thinks it's a cat. ISBN: 9780618646395) The Mysterious Universe: Supernovae, Dark Energy, and Black Holes (Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008. For some reason the Captain offers to marry her - which she agrees to. Corry" chapter in Mary Poppins, including the question about the gingerbread stars.

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Elliott's Talking Dog (Turtleback School & Library Binding

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The final incarnation, excluding the paperback version, is the glossy “flashlight” yellow spine picture cover format. These books are especially for young enthusiasts of word and number puzzles - and fans of The Word Spy. Through the intervention of a kindly neighbour, arrangements are made for Margy to live with her two maiden aunts in Bancroft, Ontario. When it was initially published, Nancy Drew outsold the Hardy Boys, dispelling the myth that girls weren�t interested in adventure stories.

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The Mystery of the Gun in the Garbage (Earthkeepers, No 1)

Steve Swanson

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Full color paintings loaded with detail." We made four detective markers for each player. Please let me know if you can find this book, I would love to have it again - I don't care if it's hardcover or paperback. Ursula will be reading from her novel, "Abyssinia", at the Sydney Living Museums Toy Festival at Rouse Hill. After he died in 1919, the scientific notebooks were never found. She certainly embodies the qualities we want to see in our children today, both male and female.

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Snack Snatcher (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

Gail Herman

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I obtained a copy and just finished reading it today. Never played it but have one sitting around that I picked up at a book sale. This week's book cover post recalls a cozy author that I read quite a bit of back in the day, M. He goes off to study the violin in Italy and when he returns he finds the girl in the garden." Before working full-time with rare books, he did clinical research at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. I've gone through a lot of different subgenres of crime fiction.

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The Sphere of Time

Caroline Clausen

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Dick Gackenbach, Mother Rabbit's Son Tom, 1977, copyright. While I do not recall the reason (orphaned, recession, etc) it is not really important to the story. There was an old toymaker involved. Maribelle Cormack, The Museum Comes to Life, 1931, Here is an older book that might be what you're looking for. Other adventures include a flying bathtub, a bear and magical birds. While the premises of Joey’s story – no allies except a small dog and a sick old lady — are harsh, the book is hilarious.

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Beastly Bones (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

William Ritter

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I remember horses but I don't remember a doll. Mila, something of a mentalist, and her father set off to find his missing best friend. The answer may rest with the elderly stranger who claims to be her great-uncle. He is misanthropic and uses violence to get his way, ignoring the law when it suits him. It's one I remember fondly (but unfortunately not accurately) from childhood. Laced with humor amid a steady feeling of dread, the atmospheric narrative chillingly evokes lurking forces capable of tarnishing even the most golden and innocent of days ..." "Few sentences, when spoken by an adult to a child, possess the sinister ambiguity of: “It will be our little secret.” It is the language of the liar, the creep and the pedophile—a confiding technique that exploits a child’s loyalty to keep quiet something that should probably be spoken aloud.

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