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Eye of the Crow

(2007)
His First Case
(The first book in the Boy Sherlock Holmes series)
A novel by

 
 
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 rebellion. 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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Hardback Editions

August 2007 : Canada Hardback
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Title: Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His First Case
Author(s): Shane Peacock
ISBN: 0-88776-850-4 / 978-0-88776-850-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Tundra Books
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May 2009 : USA Library Binding

Title: Eye of the Crow (Boy Sherlock Holmes)
Author(s): Shane Peacock
ISBN: 1-60686-605-2 / 978-1-60686-605-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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January 2007 : Canada Hardback

Title: Eye of the Crow
Author(s): Shane Peacock
ISBN: 0-88776-877-6 / 978-0-88776-877-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Tundra Books (NY)
Availability: Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

May 2009 : Canada Paperback
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Title: Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 1st Case
Author(s): Shane Peacock
ISBN: 0-88776-919-5 / 978-0-88776-919-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Tundra Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

October 2009 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Eye of the Crow: The Boy Sherlock Holmes, His 1st Case
Author(s): Shane Peacock
Publisher: Tundra Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU