• Publisher:

Hämeenlinna (Karisto)

Between 1972 and 1976, four Brains Benton titles were published in Finland, with Stolen Dummy and Painted Dragon seemingly passed up for release. Unlike the other European editions that have been uncovered to date, these books recycle the original US cover artwork.

1. Missing Message

2. Counterfeit Coin

3. Roving Rolls

4. Waltzing Mouse

  Title: Year: Original & Translated Titles:


Kadonneen asiapaperin arvoitus 1972 US: Missing Message
Finnish: Lost Document Problem


Väärän rahan arvoitus 1973 US: Counterfeit Coin
Finnish: Counterfeit Money Problem


Aaveauton arvoitus 1974 US: Roving Rolls
Finnish: Ghost Driver Problem


Tanssivan hiiren arvoitus 1976 US: Waltzing Mouse
Finnish: Dancing Mouse Problem

Translated into Finnish by:
Jorma-Tuomas Paavilainen.

The full cover of Roving Rolls can be seen here.

Very little else is known about these particular editions. The Kirjastot web page was particularly invaluable in collecting the information that has been ascertained so far, including the data presented in the table above.

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