Tuesday, August 30, 2016

AMMP September Word Hunt

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Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, Lady Mallowan, DBE (n√©e Miller; 15 September 1890 – 12 January 1976) was an English crime novelist, short story writer and playwright. She also wrote six romances under the name Mary Westmacott including Giant's Bread, but she is best known for the 66 detective novels and 14 short story collections that she wrote under her own name, most of which revolve around the investigative work of such characters as Hercule Poirot, Jane Marple, Parker Pyne, Ariadne Oliver, Harley Quin/Mr Satterthwaite and Tommy and Tuppence Beresford. She wrote the world's longest-running play, a murder mystery, The Mousetrap. In 1971 she was made a Dame for her contribution to literature. 

She was also a surfer. Who knew?


In honor of Agatha Christie's birthday, we have put together a word hunt to celebrate her life and writing. There is also a mini challenge to read some of her books. And of course, lots of badges!
You may use a book up to 5 times. Plurals are fine. Some words have options listed, you only need to find one of the options. Books used for the mini-challenge can still be used 5 times for the word hunt. 

WORD LIST
Dame
England Bite Me loc 2009
mystery Sweet Tomorrows p 311
author Filthy p 6
explorer

detective Elemental Pleasure p 131
police Hard Rules p 101
Scotland Yard
investigator Save Us p 132
clue(s) Forever Mine: Callaghan Brothers, Book 9 p. 278

disappear Hard Rules p 134
vanish Sea Rose Lane p 51
scandal Elemental Pleasure p 151
seaside Sea Rose Lane p 330
spa Elemental Pleasure p 7

travel Hard Rules p 177
adventure Bite Me loc 3098
holiday Forever Mine: Callaghan Brothers, Book 9 p. 258
surfing Arrogant Playboy p 6
pioneer Elemental Pleasure p 72

murder Forever Mine: Callaghan Brothers, Book 9 p. 93
kidnapping Hard Rules p 71
poison Ruthless p 225
pistol First Time in Forever p 125
robbery Elemental Pleasure p 133

Mini-Challenge:


To earn the "Keep Calm" badge, complete the following three tasks:

 1. Read an Agatha Christie book featuring Hercule Poirot

 2. Read an Agatha Christie book featuring Miss Marple

 3. Read an Agatha Christie book featuring any other detective (Tommy & Tuppence, Harley Quinn, etc.) 

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