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By Peacock, Shane

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Sherlock Holmes, just thirteen, is a misfit. His highborn mother is the daughter of an aristocratic family, his father a poor Jew. Their marriage flouts tradition and makes them social pariahs in the London of the 1860s; and their son, Sherlock, bears the burden of their rebellio...n. Friendless, bullied at school, he belongs nowhere and has only his wits to help him make his way. But what wits they are His keen powers of observation are already apparent, though he is still a boy. He loves to amuse himself by constructing histories from the smallest detail for everyone he meets. Partly for fun, he focuses his attention on a sensational murder to see if he can solve it. But his game turns deadly serious when he finds himself the accused -- and in London, they hang boys of thirteen. Shane Peacock has created a boy who bears all the seeds of the character who has mesmerized millions: the relentless eye, the sense of justice, and the complex ego. The boy Sherlock Holmes is a fascinating character who is sure to become a fast favorite with young readers everywhere.
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ISBN 9780887768507
Released NZ 15 May 2011
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Hardback
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Series Boy Sherlock Holmes (part: 01)
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ISBN-13 9780887768507
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Tundra Books
Released 15 May 2011
Publication Country Canada Canada
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Peacock, Shane
Series Boy Sherlock Holmes (part: 01)
Category Award Winning
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 251
Dimensions Width: 161mm
Height: 203mm
Spine: 24mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 386g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress London (England), Mystery and detective stories, Murder, Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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