Re: RARA-AVIS: childhood detectives

From: James Rogers (
Date: 06 Jan 2000

At 08:47 AM 1/6/00 PST, Stephen wrote:
>Can any rara-avians help? I remember reading a series of sub-Hardy Boys
>mysteries when I was 9 or 10. They featured 3 or 4 boys, one of whose
>fathers owned a junkyard which contained a caravan that was their base.
>They travlled around in a gold-plated Rolls Royce, the use of which they'd
>won in a competition. I think the series was set in California, and I'm
>sure Alfred Hitchcok came into it somewhere.
>Anyone any ideas?

        Shore. This was the Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators series. I preferred them to the Hardy Boy books. The best ones were, I believe, ghosted by Robert Arthur.


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