Dr. Richard Kellogg, professor emeritus of psychology at Alfred State, is the author of a new book titled “Barry Baskerville Traps a Thief.” The book, intended for young readers between the ages of six and 10, features color illustrations by noted Hawaiian artist Gary Kato.
The hero of the adventure is a precocious youngster named Barry Baskerville, who aspires to become a famous detective like his role model, Sherlock Holmes. Accordingly, Barry wears a deerstalker hat, examines clues with a magnifying glass, and loves to play the violin. He continually amazes both his teachers and classmates with his amazing powers of observation and deduction.
“Barry Baskerville Traps a Thief” introduces children to the legend of Sherlock Holmes and also shows them how to improve their problem-solving skills. The book is published by Airship 27 of Fort Collins, CO, and is available at the Amazon website.
Dr. Kellogg is the author of four previous books about Sherlock Holmes, as well as the popular series of books for children featuring boy detective Barry Baskerville. He enjoys introducing young readers to the magical world of Holmes and his loyal companion, Dr. John Watson.