The first of the 2-2-1-b tasks is to “Explore the World of Sherlock Holmes.” As a Junior Sherlockian-in-Training, select and complete two tasks to be introduced to the great detective.
- Read “A Man Who Never Lived Can Never Die,” by Laura Sook Duncombe, to be introduced to the magical world that includes an ordinary man with an extraordinary story.
- Watch The Great Mouse Detective*. In the animated movie, Basil of Baker Street, a Victorian mouse detective who models himself after Sherlock Holmes, attempts to use his powers of reasoning to foil the villain’s plans for world domination. (G)
- Read Baker Street Elementary comics, by Joe Fay, Steve Mason, and Rusty Mason. The comic strip chronicles Sherlock Holmes and John Watson’s adventures if they had attended the same grade school.
- Watch episodes of Sherlock Holmes in the 22nd Century*. In the animated television series, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson battle crime for New Scotland Yard. (TV-Y7)
*Movies and tv shows may be available at your local library or online- to view or purchase. As a Junior Sherlockian-in-Training, you are always encouraged to seek parental guidance/permission when accessing online media.