The Marvelous Inventions of Alvin Fernald

Clifford B. Hicks, Author, Charles Geer, Illustrator Puffin Books $4.99 (128p) ISBN 978-0-14-130038-2
First published in the 1960s, these two mysteries feature a boy inventor. In the first book, Alvin uses a periscope to search out a missing neighbor; in the second, he learns about decoding and uncovers a mystery involving a hostage and buried treasure. Ages 8-12. (July)
Reviewed on: 06/29/1998
Release date: 07/01/1998
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Hardcover - 119 pages - 978-1-930900-21-9
Paperback - 119 pages - 978-1-930900-72-1
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