The Three Investigators

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The Three Investigators is an American juvenile detective book series. It was first published as "Alfred Hitchcock and the Three Investigators" . It was created by Robert Arthur, Jr.. He modeled his series after the popular The Hardy Boys books.[1] The characters known as the "three investigators" are three boys named Jupiter Jones, Peter Crenshaw and Bob Andrews.[2] The original series of 43 books was published from 1964 to 1987 by Random House.[3]

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  1. The Boy Detectives: Essays on the Hardy Boys and Others, ed. Michael G. Cornelius (Jefferson: McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2010), p. 136
  2. The Boy Detectives: Essays on the Hardy Boys and Others, ed. Michael G. Cornelius (Jefferson: McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2010), p. 16
  3. Deutsch Als Fremdsprache, eds. Steven D. Martinson, Renate A. Schulz (Bern; New York: Peter Lang, 2008), p. 144