There are a number of these, including Matthew Looney's Voyage to the Earth, Matthew Looney's Invasion of the Earth, Matthew Looney in the Outback, Maria Looney on the Red Planet. I would love to have them to pass on to children in my family. Sam drops the equipment during the spell, and Grandfather is sucked into the other world, where he becomes trapped. With the help of Aslan, they work together to save Narnia from a terrible fate. For one thing, I learned why the longshoremen had antipathy toward "college boys."
He apparently fails to notice that Nubia loves him. It's amazing anyone could have identified it with all the details I forgot. Or I could be thinking of another book. My Mother (born 1938) has fond childhood memories about a series (I think it was a series) of children's books with Marjorie in the title -or- the primary character was Marjorie. He finds a friend who he confides in about half of his family disappearing and he finds out that his friend is secretly alone too.
Readers can follow Ike's pawprints into the dark alleyways of Snort City as this doggie detective tries to solve the crime and clear his reputation. Find The Light Princess at your local library. by: Norton Juster, illustrated by: Jules Feiffer - (Random House, 1961) 255 pages. It's been forty years since I'd read this book - I was beginning to think I had imagined it. The book could have been in rhyme, but maybe it wasn't. Two girls named Dori and Em will try to save Oz from yet another wicked witch.
John, Mystery of the Gingerbread House, 1969. "If Evie had known her grandmother's name it would have been all right, but that was the mystery. Both Snell and the children she helps, find clues, and interpret them to reconstruct the crime. SOLVED: Ernest La Prade, Alice in Orchestralia. Notable here is the fact that his father is a police officer who knows of his son's activities, and is somewhat embarrassed that the smartest detective in town is a fifth-grader.
David Macauley, Motel of the Mysteries. He engages in detection to support his two loves, food and orchids. The team, which also includes representatives from Brazilian federal and local health departments, is helping launch the biggest study yet of Zika and its suspected link to microcephaly. The teen-age protagonist is visiting her married sister, and has a crush on her handsome brother in law. Henriette travels to join her, meeting people, animals and having adventures along the way.
The detectives listed all meet the following three criteria: they are private investigators, not police detectives (sorry Columbo and Cannon, we still love you) and they were created for TV (not originally from a book series or movie… disqualifying Mike Hammer, among others). Judging by the few illustrations there were in the book (all black and white pen drawings) I suspect the story was written in the 1930's. I've attache a copy of one of the chapter headings.
I enjoyed the book and am confident that this is a series both boys and girls will enjoy. Lots of articles, essays, and lists of crime novels set in Oxford and Cambridge. The last illustration (on the back cover of the book) shows the boy, a smaller boy, and the rabbit all eating ice cream cones while sitting on top of the cage. See the Back in Print page for a list of others in the series (hopefully still available; I have a half dozen on the shelf now). A destructive force, dormant for decades, is about to be unleashed.
There's another edition, also from 1972, published by Grosset & Dunlap that was illustrated by Anne Rockwell, ISBN 0448214334 & 044826210x. My neighbors and I are trying to get several houses on our block landmarked as they were built between 1876 and 1889. Nine of the victims had been attending the University of LaCrosse in Wisconsin, a rather frightening coincidence, to say the least. Amateur Sleuths (Reader's Advice): 'Mysteries featuring detectives who are not professionals.' Author, title, and Amazon link for about 80 series and some single titles, from Donna Andrews'.
Although Starobinets beat censorship with persistence, this is not the first time Russia has erred on the side of caution and had books either not published or distributed as a result of vaguely-worded laws. A man and a woman live peacefully in a house together. Parents will also love this visual journey. Scholastic, 1944, 1973, 8th mass paperback printing. When I was a child in the mid 1970s, I had a book that belonged to either my grandma or one of my great aunts.
Could a real crime be happening at detective camp? It will take four kids and the luck of the Irish to find out. These five best books together form a sort of "novel", or at least an adult size collection of stories (the E. Posted Oct. 2007 and updated occasionally. In recent years we've seen how long stories on television, whether adaptations [Game of Thrones] or original [The Sopranos, The Wire], can reach depths of characterisation and heights of suspense by taking the time for events to make their proper impact and for consequences to unravel.