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The Mystery of the Kidnapped Whale (Alfred Hitchcock and The Three Investigators #35)

3.84  ·  Rating details ·  633 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
The three investigators, attempting to rescue a beached whale, end up searching for sunken treasure.
Paperback, 163 pages
Published May 21st 1991 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published 1983)
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Nadja
Sep 17, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: hörspiel
Ich staune jedesmal, wie schnell die Jungs eine Grube für den Wal buddeln können, ohne dass ein Erwachsener vorbei kommt. ;)
Quentin Wallace
Apr 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another good adventure of the Three Investigators. I sometimes have to keep in mind that this series is geared more towards children or at least tweens rather than adults because sometimes things seem a little far-fetched, but thankfully not totally implausible.

In this case, a beached pilot whale is found and rescued. That part was fine. However, the trainer puts the whale in a pool and has the whale doing tricks literally the first day. She's swimming with him and having him do special jumps an
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Laura Verret
Jupiter Jones, Bob Andrews, and Pete Crenshaw are just like other young boys – except they happen to have become involved in a variety of adventures that have earned them the collective title ‘The Three Investigators’. Which suits them just fine.

One day, while watching migrating whales make their way up the Pacific coast, the Investigators spot a young whale that is helplessly beached! They devise a plan to help it temporarily, but when they return with the intention of rolling it back into the
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Kat
May 17, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: borrowed, children
Mein ursprünglicher Gedanke war, dass das eine locker flockige Sache war, ein bisschen leichte Unterhaltung kurz vor dem Schlafengehen.
Ich lag so falsch.
Die Geschichte war wohl spannender, als ich oberflächlich wahrgenommen habe, denn ich lag noch eine Weile wach im Bett und bin über die Schlüsselmomente gegangen.

Die Geschichte war gut aufgenommen. Der Erzähler im besonderen hatte eine angenehme Stimme.

Natürlich ist alles viel zu schnell und leicht passiert, für meinen Geschmack. (Als Kind, hing
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Elizabeth S
Jan 06, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: c-juvenile, z-2011
This is the 35th book in The Three Investigators series. I believe this is the first one written by Marc Brandel, and it is refreshing to have some of the original characteristics back. Again we see the colored chalk question marks, the code "ramble and scramble," and Jupiter pinching his lower lip in thought. The mystery itself isn't extremely demanding, but is still good quality when compared with other children's series.
Kidsbookworm
Feb 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kids, middle-school
The Three Investigators series is a great one for kids, especially boys. These are old books, but it is well worth the search for them at the library and at used bookstores.

We've read several and enjoyed them all.
Susanna
Olipas virkistävä lukukokemus, jonka myötä palasin sinne 20 vuoden taakse, jolloin nämä kirjat tuli luettua lähes kaikki. Tapahtumia riittää ja jännitettävääkin löytyy, ratkaisuakaan ei ennalta arvaa. :)
Anthony
Oct 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: bed-side-reading
This is a great book for kids. It really peaked my interest with mystery novels. It kept you guessing throughout. Plus I really liked whales at that age so it was pretty cool.
Amanda Sheila
Sep 14, 2013 rated it liked it
Book in Bahasa Indonesia that I own since I was kid. Good book but not exactly my favorite. I enjoyed it though but not so much.
Doris
Oct 29, 2010 added it
One of my favorite books from childhood. Three boys team up to find a missing whale despite any adults that might stand in the way!
Mia Priyuantina
Mar 23, 2015 rated it really liked it
selalu merasa bahagia mengikuti petualangan mereka :D
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Jun 08, 2012 rated it did not like it
Shelves: suspense, mystery
Bah..it is such a predictable book. Not something for thrill.
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Original name, Marcus Beresford; name legally changed during the 1960's. Author of eleven novels, contributor to The Three Investigators series. Author of the play "The Man Who Let It Rain," first produced in London at Theatre Royal. Contributed to numerous television series, including "Kraft Theater," "Playhouse 90," "Amos Burke," "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour", "Honey West", "Barnaby Jones," and "F ...more
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