Wild Boy

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Product Details

Price
$16.99
Publisher
Candlewick Press (MA)
Publish Date
Pages
295
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780763662523

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About the Author

Rob Lloyd Jones is the author of more than thirty books, primarily historical nonfiction and adaptations of classic literature. He writes for television and is a senior editor at Usborne. Rob Lloyd Jones lives in London.

Reviews

[A] fantastical adventure story...
--Kirkus Reviews

[A] thrilling mystery, full of morbid twists and macabre turns.
--Booklist

Sherlock Holmes meets Oliver Twist... Jones explores the traditional themes of acceptance and identity. ... [Wild Boy] may appeal to children who like unusual characters and quirky historical settings in their detective stories.
--School Library Journal

[T]hose who ... want atmospheric action and loads of it can queue up for a peek at this title and wait for the forthcoming sequel.
--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

With the seedy London streets as a backdrop and a number of unsavory characters, this is a fast-paced atmospheric mystery. Readers will be rooting for the unlikely duo and come away with a greater sense of empathy.
--Library Media Connection

Short chapters and the book's fast pace make it an ideal choice for those who like mysteries.
--Reading.org