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WISHBONE Adventures

Be a Wolf!, by Brad Strickland (inspired by the epic Beowulf)

Curse of Gold, by A.D. Francis (inspired by Ovid's Metamorphoses)

Digging to the Center of the Earth, by Michael Anthony Steele (inspired by Jules Verne's Journey to the Center of the Earth

Digging Up the Past, by Vivian Sathre (inspired by Washington Irving's Rip Van Winkle)

Dog Days of the West, by Vivian Sathre (inspired by O. Henry's Heart of the West)

Dog Overboard!, by Vivian Sathre (inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped)

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Dog, by Nancy Butcher (inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde)

Gullifur's Travels, by Brad Strickland and Barbara Strickland (inspired by Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels)

Homer, Sweet Homer, by Carla Jablonski (inspired by Homer's The Odyssey)

Huckleberry Dog, by Alexander Steele (inspired by Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn)

Hunchdog of Notre Dame, by Michael Jan Friedman (inspired by Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame)

Ivanhound, by Nancy Holder (inspired by Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe)

Last of the Breed, by Alexander Steele (inspired by James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans)

Legend of Sleepy Hollow, by Carla Jablonski (inspired by Washington Irving's The Legend of Sleepy Hollow)

Moby Dog, by Alexander Steele (inspired by Herman Melville's Moby Dick)

Mutt in the Iron Muzzle, by Michael Jan Friedman (inspired by Alexandre Dumas' The Man in the Iron Mask)

Muttketeer!, by Bill Crider (inspired by Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers)

Pawloined Paper, by Olga Litowinsky (inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's The Purloined Letter)

Prince and the Pooch, by Caroline Leavitt (inspired by Mark Twain's The Prince and the Pauper)

Pup in King Arthur's Court, by Joanne Barkan (inspired by Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court)

Robinhound Crusoe, by Caroline Leavitt (inspired by Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe)

Salty Dog, by Brad Strickland (inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island)

Tails of Terror, a collection of scary tales edited by Kevin Ryan and Pam Pollack

Tale of Two Sitters, by Joanne Barkan (inspired by Charles Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities)

Terrier of the Lost Mines, by Brad Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller (inspired by H. Rider Haggard's King Solomon's Mines)

Unleashed in Space, by Alexander Steele (inspired by Jack Williamson's The Legion of Space)

WISHBONE Mysteries

Case of the Cyber-hacker, by Anne Capeci (The Key: John Buchan's The Thirty-Nine Steps)

Case of the Impounded Hounds, by Michael Anthony Steele (The Key: Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes story, "The Adventure of the Six Napoleons")

Case of the On-line Alien, by Alexander Steele (The Key: H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds)

Case of the Unsolved Case, by Alexander Steele (The Key: Charles Dickens' The Mystery of Edwin Drood)

Disappearing Dinosaurs, by Brad Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller (The Key: Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes story "Silver Blaze")

Disoriented Express, by Brad Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller (The Key: Agatha Christie's Murder on The Orient Express)

Drive-In of Doom, by Brad Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller (The Key: Ellery Queen's The Roman Hat Mystery)

Forgotten Heroes, by Michael Anthony Steele (The Key: Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes story "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder")

Ghost of Camp Ka Nowato, by Michael Anthony Steele (The Key: Agatha Christie's A Caribbean Mystery)

Halloween Joker, by Anne Capeci (The Key: Bram Stoker's Dracula)

Haunted Clubhouse, by Caroline Leavitt (The Key: Agatha Christie's Ten Little Indians)

Haunting of Hathaway House, by Alexander Steele (The Key: Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables)

Key to the Golden Dog, by Anne Capeci (The Key: Wilkie Collins' The Moonstone)

Lights! Camera! Action Dog!, by Nancy Butcher (The Key: Jack Finney's Time and Again)

Maltese Dog, by Anne Capeci (The Key: Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcon)

Phantom of the Video Store, by Leticia Gantt (The Key: Gaston Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera)

Riddle of the Lost Lake, by Joanne Barkan (The Key: Mark Twain's Tom Sawyer, Detective)

Riddle of the Wayward Books, by Brad Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller (The Key: Christopher Morley's The Haunted Bookshop)

Sirian Conspiracy, by Michael Jan Friedman and Paul Kupperberg (The Key: Jack London's The Assassination Bureau)

Stage Invader, by Vivian Sathre (The Key: Agatha Christie's Sleeping Murder)

Stolen Trophy, by Michael Jan Friedman (The Key: Agatha Christie's Peril at End House)

Tale of the Missing Mascot, by Alexander Steele (The Key: John Dickson Carr's The Hollow Man)

To Sniff a Thief, by A.D. Francis (The Key: E.W. Hornung's short story collection, The Amateur Cracksman)

Treasure of Skeleton Reef, by Brad Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller (The Key: Sherlock Holmes' story, "The Musgrave Ritual.")

Wishbone: The Early Years

Brave Little Tailor, (Scholastic edition only), by Vivian Sathre

Hansel and Gretel, by Vivian Sathre

Jack and the Beanstalk, by Brad Strickland and Thomas E. Fuller

Sorcerer's Apprentice, by Carla Jablonski

Wishbone's Tales of a Pup

Wishbone and the Glass Slipper, by A.D. Francis (inspired by the fairy tale, Cinderella)

Wishbone and the Forty Thieves, bby A.D. Francis (inspired by the folk tale, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves)