Sherlock Elf & the missing baby reindeer

Sherlock Elf & the missing baby reindeer
Can Sherlock Elf find the missing baby reindeer?

Hello. Santa Claus here again.  Have you met Sherlock Elf?  One of my baby reindeer recently went missing.  I called Sherlock Elf for help.  He really is a clever little elf.  Do you think Sherlock Elf found our missing baby reindeer? Let’s find out.

It all began on a cold morning last week.  I woke up and went for a walk.  I was walking past the reindeer barn. I chose to check on the baby reindeer.  They were very excited to see me.  But something was wrong.  One of the reindeer was missing.  I looked and looked but could not find the missing baby reindeer.  I quickly called Sherlock Elf.

“Was the door locked when you got here?” asked Sherlock.

“Yes,” I replied.

“Sweet sugar plums and sleigh bells!” said Sherlock quietly.

Sherlock Elf wanted to speak to the last elf to see the reindeer.  Mouse the Littlest Elf had fed them last night.

“Could a reindeer have snuck past you?” Sherlock asked Mouse.

“No way,” said Mouse.

“The Northern Lights were very bright last night,” said Sherlock.

“Yes,” said Mouse, “I remember looking at them for a long time and… OH! A reindeer could have snuck past me while I was looking at them!”

“Sweet sugar plums and sleigh bells!” said Sherlock quietly.

“There are small circles in the snow,” said Sherlock.

“Yes,” I said.

“Sweet sugar plums and sleigh bells!” said Sherlock. “Let’s follow the circles.”

We followed the circles to Mouse’s house. We admired Mouse’s floating flowers, Leviosa Lilies. She had sprinkled them with reindeer dust so they could float.  There was also a reindeer-sized splotch in the snow.

“How many flowers do you have?” asked Sherlock.

“Ten,” said Mouse.

“One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, AHA!” said Sherlock. “We need a ladder.”

Can you guess where the missing baby reindeer was?

Mouse the Littlest Elf had walked from her house to feed the reindeer.  On the way she had dropped some carrots.  While she was feeding the reindeer she began watching the Northern Lights.  When she was looking away a baby reindeer had snuck past her.  The reindeer had followed the dropped carrots back to Mouse’s house.  There he had found the floating flowers.  He had eaten one and fallen asleep.  The reindeer dust gave him enough power to float a short distance.  He had flown up on top of Mouse’s house in his sleep!  Then the magic dust had worn off.  Now the baby reindeer was stuck!

It did not take us very long to get the baby reindeer down. Sherlock Elf really is a clever elf.  I bet you are clever too!  Can you use your detective skills to find the answers to these questions?

How many floating flowers did Mouse have at her house?
What do baby reindeer eat?
Where did we find the baby reindeer?

Good luck!

Santa Claus

P.S. You can write your answers to my questions by clicking here to tell me or, scroll down to see what answers other people wrote.


42 special messages to Santa about “Sherlock Elf & the missing baby reindeer”

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  4. Dear Santa all i want for Christmas is a puppy and guitar and a iphone8 I’m about to be nine love you oh I almost forgot I want my family as well

  5. Dear santa all I want for Christmas is family
    And you to come with at least this:phone puppy name elfya and a guitar

  6. DECEMBER 16, AT 10:59 AM
    santa i love you . santa i just say santa . santa l”m 10 years old. bye …. bye…………………….. santa.

  7. DECEMBER 16,AT 9:27 AM
    HHHHHHHHHHHHHHH………………………………………………..
    HI , SANTA . SANTA I”M 10 YEARS OLD

  8. hi thank you for the presents the last 8 years going on 9 years wow i am geting so old lol. Mouse had 10 flowers.The baby raindeer eats flowers and carets.You and the others fould the baby raindeer on the roof.

  9. HI MY NAME IS KAREEN AND I JUST TURNED 10 YEARS OLD IN SEPTMBER ON THE 18TH OF THAT MONTH AND HE HAD 10 FLOWERS AND THE BABY REINDEER THAT GOT OUT EAT ONE OF THE FLOWERS THE ELF HAD PUT SOME REINDEER DUST ON THE FLOWERS AND THE WERE IN MID AIR I LOVE YOU SANTA TELL EVERYONE AT THE NORTH POLE I SAID HI AND I LOVE THEM AND I AM GLAD YOU GUYS FOUND THE BABY REINDEER TELL THE REINDEER I SAID HI AND I LOVE THEM AND TELL THE BABY REINDEERS TO LOVE KAREN NORRIS

  10. The detective list

    . Mouse had ten flowers but the baby reindeer ate one

    . The baby reindeer was on mouses roof

    . Reindeer like carrots

  11. dear Santa are you real? and if you are how do you get around to all the house in the world in just one night.

  12. 10 but 1 was eaten by the baby reindeer
    Baby reindeer like to eat carrots
    You found the baby reindeer on Mouse’s roof

  13. At my school my elfs name is elfis and at a field trip when we got back
    he said just hanging missing you and he was on the dri erase board.

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