The Hooded Hawk Mystery facts for kids
|Author||Franklin W. Dixon (Charles S. Strong )|
|Series||The Hardy Boys|
|Publisher||Grosset & Dunlap|
|January 1, 1954|
|Media type||Print (hardback & paperback)|
|Preceded by||The Yellow Feather Mystery|
|Followed by||The Clue in the Embers|
This book was written for the Stratemeyer Syndicate by Charles S. Strong in 's daughter. The original version of this book was shortened in 1971 by Priscilla Baker-Carr resulting in two slightly different stories sharing the same title.
The Hardy Boys solve a kidnapping and break up a gang smuggling illegal aliens from India who are also holding an Indian prince captive. An official of the Indian government saw to it that a trained peregrine falcon was delivered to the boys to use in their investigation. Throughout their mission the falcon intercepts many messages between the smugglers as the criminals use pigeons to fly messages from place to place.
Finally, the boys rescue the Indian prince and catch the human smugglers along with creating a strong bond between India and the Hardys.
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