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Becoming Holmes: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His Final Case

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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ISBN 9781770492325
Barcode 9781770492325
Published 15 September 2012 by Misc - United Book Distributor
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Peacock, Shane
Series Boy Sherlock Holmes
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ISBN-13 9781770492325
ISBN-10 1770492321
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
Imprint Tundra Books
Publication Date 15 September 2012
International Publication Date 9 October 2012
Publication Country Canada Canada
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Peacock, Shane
Series Boy Sherlock Holmes
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Historical Fiction
Crime & Mystery
Number of Pages 252
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 194mm
Spine: 23mm
Weight 393g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Holmes, Sherlock (Fictitious character)
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 300283

Description of this Book

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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Commended for Governor General's Literary Awards (Children's Literature) 2013
NZ Review 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

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Author's Bio

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

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