Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case
The surprising and shocking conclusion to the unique BOY SHERLOCK HOLMES series. Becoming Sherlock is the final book in Shane Peacock's award-winning Boy Sherlock Holmes series, combining brilliant storytelling with fascinating historical detail, and a mystery worthy of one of th... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
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The surprising and shocking conclusion to the unique BOY SHERLOCK HOLMES series. Becoming Sherlock is the final book in Shane Peacock's award-winning Boy Sherlock Holmes series, combining brilliant storytelling with fascinating historical detail, and a mystery worthy of one of the greatest sleuths in English literature.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
Commended for Governor General's Literary Awards (Children's Literature) 2013
||Praise for Eye Of The Crow<br> <br>. ..the first intriguing volume in an ambitious new series....a shadowy, vividly described London....Creative references to Doyle's characters abound...and Sherlock himself is cleverly interpreted....plenty of readers will like the smart, young detective they find here, and find themselves irresistibly drawn into his thrilling adventures. <br>-- Booklist, Starred review and named one of the Top Ten Crime Fiction for Youth<br> <br> The details of the plot are plausible, the pacing well timed, and the historical setting vividly depicted...The titular crow comes fascinatingly into play...On balance, the characters enrich the book and help give Holmes's storied abilities credence. <br>-- School Library Journal, Starred review<br> <br>Praise for Death In The Air: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Second Case <br> <br> This is an exciting mystery, well written and fast paced.... <br>-- School Library Journal<br> <br> The fast-paced adventure is a treat. <br>-- The Globe and Mail
Shane Peacock was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, and grew up in Kapuskasing. A biographer, journalist, and screenwriter, he is also the author of several novels and plays. He has received many honors for his writing, including the prestigious Arthur Ellis Award for Eye of the Crow and the Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction for Vanishing Girl, both titles in his boy Sherlock Holmes series. Shane Peacock lives with his wife and three children near Cobourg, Ontario