8 edition of The world"s great detectives and their most famous cases found in the catalog.
First published in 1976 under title: The super sleuths.
|Statement||Bruce Henderson and Sam Summerlin.|
|Contributions||Summerlin, Sam, joint author.|
|LC Classifications||HV7914 .H38 1978|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 290 p. :|
|Number of Pages||290|
|LC Control Number||78106129|
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The World's Greatest Detective is a highly enjoyable mystery for middle-graders. Toby and Ivy come from very different situations but both want to be great detectives. They have the opportunity when there is a mystery competition held at Ivy's house.
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This book took me forever to read. I thought I liked mysteries but since reading this I have decided I do not necessarily. Great Detectives was 97% murders and after one or two of those stories I was sick of the morbid look at life most of these authors had.4/5.
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When the uncle's nemesis, who used to be his partner and is now the best detective, holds a contest. Uncle doesn't want to go but the boy enters and pretends the uncle is there.4/5(1). There are so many murders committed every day. Listing them all would be impossible. So many people suffer heartache and pain because of these atrocious crimes.
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