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Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of Black Peter (On the Case with Holmes & Watson #11)

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More crimes to solve in this modern version of a classic tale. Can you work out how Holmes pulls the facts together so quickly? Clues at the back of the book will reveal his process of reasoning and how he solved the crimes.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published January 1st 2012 by Graphic Universe
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A great way to introduce young readers to Sherlock Holmes, this graphic novel series adapts Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous mysteries to suit the reading level and mystery solving skills of elementary school readers. Adults will appreciate that most violence and gore take place off the page and that instead the illustrations and text are focused on showing Holmes’ detection prowess and providing clues for the reader to help solve the mystery.
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Christiane
Mar 01, 2012 Christiane rated it liked it
No. 11 in this series of Sherlock Holmes stories in comic book format for young (2nd - 4th grade) readers. In this one, Holmes and Watson are called in to find out who murdered the cruel sea captain Black Peter. I highly recommend these for kids!
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Shelves: mystery
One of the better 'quick' Sherlock stories.
Not as thought through as Doyle's other novels, but a interesting read never the less.

Solving the case based on nautical clues and sailor related material was a neat twist.
Jean Doolittle
Jul 24, 2012 Jean Doolittle rated it really liked it
Very approachable intro to Sherlock Holmes--clever way to introduce Holmes methods to younger readers and inspire observation.
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Apr 09, 2012 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Shelves: chi-comics
A solid choice for younger comics and/or mystery fans.
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