The Definitive Guide to

Basil of Baker Street

Written by Eve Titus and illustrated by Paul Galdone
Published by Aladdin Books
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5.5
- Bookroo Rating
Goodreads Rating - 3.9 / 5.0
$5.99
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6-9
Target Age
112
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Chapter
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Named one of “13 Detective Book Series You Obsessed over as a Kid” by Buzzfeed.com and the inspiration for a hit Disney film, the masterful Great Mouse Detective series is now available to a whole new generation of readers!

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?

What Kind of Book is Basil of Baker Street

What Should I Know As a Parent

Families are unique and have different expectations for the books they choose to read. The following is a list of concepts included in this book that some parents may wish to seek out or avoid.

Serious Subject Matter: This detective story does include a kidnapping.

Note that this list is not exhaustive and there may be concepts in this book that are not included or have been insufficiently or incorrectly detailed here.

What Questions Should I Ask My Child

  • Due to the kidnapping aspect of the story, the book clarifies that children should be safe around strangers. You might use this as a great talking point for explaining stranger safety.

  • Basil, the detective and main character, is a great example of honesty, kindness, and smarts, a positive role model you can discuss with young readers.

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

B is for Bookworm
Human Development Degree, Book-loving aunt
1234567
5.5

This intermediate read will put your sleuthing and detective skills at work!There are a few illustrations throughout, and it’s a fun, quick read. This would be a great read-aloud, too.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1481464019
ISBN 13:
9781481464017
Publication Date:
May 17, 2016