Basil—the famous sleuth of mousedom—lives in the cellar of Sherlock Holmes’s house. A devoted admirer of the great detective, he has learned his craft by listening at the feet of Holmes himself. But will it be enough to help Basil solve his most baffling mystery yet?
The Mystery of the Missing Twins is one of the strangest cases in Basil’s career. With only a few crumbs of clues with which to find answers, how is he ever going to figure out where Angela and Agatha are being kept—and, of course, who mouse-napped them! Will Basil’s mouse sleuthing skills be up to the task of finding the twins before it’s too late?
- Reading level: 6 - 9 years
- Paperback: 112 pages
- Publisher: Aladdin; Reissue edition (17 May 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1481464019
- ISBN-13: 978-1481464017
- Product Dimensions: 13 x 1 x 19.4 cm
From the Back Cover
Basil--famous sleuth of mousedom--lived in the cellar of Sherlock Holmes' house. A devoted admirer of the great detective, he had learned his craft by listening at the feet of Holmes himself. The Mystery of the Missing Twins was one of the strangest cases in Basil's career. He had only a few crumbs of clues with which to find solutions to such baffling questions as: Who had masterminded the plot? Where were the twins, Angela and Agatha, being kept?
About the Author
Eve Titus (1905â2002) wrote many books for children during her long career, including the Basil of Baker Street books and the Anatole series.
Paul Galdone (1907â1986) illustrated hundreds of childrenâs books, including the Basil of Baker Street series and the Anatole books, which received Caldecott Honors. He was posthumously awarded the 1996 Kerlan Award for his contribution to childrenâs literature.