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April 06, 2016

Read a Book where old has become new again! Basil of Baker Street by Eve Titus, Paul Galdone #Thanks @SimonKIDS {Review}

 
Basil of Baker Street (Basil of Baker Street #1) by Eve Titus, Paul Galdone
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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?





Eve Titus (1905–2002) wrote many books for children during her long career, including the Basil of Baker Street books and the Anatole series. 

Paul Galdone (1907–1986) illustrated hundreds of children’s 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 children’s literature.




This is a story and movie I grew up with. Man this is a story my mom grew up with!  Its been an integral part of our childhoods and I'm so happy to be able to share it with my daughters.  The 5 year old ate this one up! 
I so can't wait for them to release more of these. 
The story is an easy read and had adorable pictures through out. 











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