Scholastic Classics: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Detective. Hero. All-time legend. Not yet read his baffling cases? Fail. You’ve seen the spin-offs. Now it’s time to meet the real Sherlock in the only place you can: his original tales. A colonel receives five seeds in the mail … and dies within weeks. A young bride disappears just after her wedding. An old hat and a Christmas goose are the only clues to a stolen jewel. A son is accused of his father’s murder. Can YOU solve each bizarre case before Sherlock does?

  • Twelve stories starring the world’s most famous sleuth
  • A perfect introduction to Holmes and his ally Dr Watson
  • Set amid the foggy, eerie streets of Victorian London
  • Be amazed by Holmes’s incredible powers of deduction

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  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

    Born in 1859, Arthur Conan Doyle was both a doctor and the creator of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes. As well as over fifty short stories about the detective and his sidekick, Watson, Doyle also wrote plays, poetry and many other novels.

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