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Sherlock Chick and the Case of the Night Noises (1990)
|Sherlock Chick and the Peekaboo Mystery (1987)
Story Type: Children's Picturebook
Detective: Sherlock Chick
Other Characters: Mother Mouse; Squeakins; Raccoon; Rabbit; Baby Fox; Cat; Puppy
Locations: The Farmyard; Mother Mouse's House; Raccoon's Tree; Rabbit's Hill; A Bush; A Basket; A Kennel; A Drainpipe
Story: Mother Mouse asks Sherlock Chick to find her lost child, who was scared away by a cat. Sherlock Chick knows mice live in holes, so he searches all the holes in the farmyard for the missing mouse.
"The Disappearance of Mr. James Phillimore" (1944)
A Study in Terror (1966)
Having announced his reluctance to investigate the Ripper killings, Holmes receives a case of surgical instruments bearing the crest of the Duke of Shires.
Grant Ames challenges Ellery to confirm the manuscripts authenticity.
Holmes and Watson travel to the Shires Estate in Devonshire, where the Duke identifies the case as belonging to his son, Michael, whom he says is dead, although Holmes later learns he is disgraced and disowned after marrying against his father's wishes.
Ellery sends Ames to try to track down the woman who addressed the envelope the manuscript came in.
The Irregulars trace the shop the case was pawned at, and Holmes learns that it was redeemed by a woman with a disfigured face. He also traces the woman who originally pledged the case. They encounter Lestrade and another Ripper victim at a mortuary on their way to find the women. At the Montague Street Hostel they learn the mysterious origins of the instrument case and of Dr Murray's simpleton assistant, Pierre. They re-encounter the Duke's eldest son, and are set upon by three toughs.
Ellery tells his father about the manuscript.
Holmes and Watson visit Mycroft and true identities are revealed.
Ames begins his search with Madge Short
Watson follows a man he believes is the Ripper, but is attacked himself. He and Holmes fail to prevent another murder. They learn more of the Osbourne family's links to the hostel.
Ames continues his search, but Ellery has already deduced the manuscript's source.
Holmes and Watson are visited by Wentworth, who tells them of Michael Osbourne's life in Paris.
Ames realises he has fallen in love.
Holmes discovers the Ripper's lair, and a note from Mycroft puts him on the trail of the man himself.
Ellery receives a phone call from an old lady.
A meeting with the scarred woman fills in the gaps in the case, and a fire brings it to a close.
Ellery provides an alternative solution to Holmes's.