Masterfully adapted from Arthur Conan Doyle's original Sherlock Holmes mysteries, this diverse and playful retelling of the classic is sure to delight today's readers for years to come. Featuring an introduction by Newbery and Coretta Scott King Award winning poet and writer Kwame Alexander.
The book also includes bonus activities:
- Reading Comprehension
- and Crafts!
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About the Author
Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, and New York Times Bestselling author of 28 books, including THE UNDEFEATED, SWING, and REBOUND, the follow-up to the NEWBERY medal-winning novel, THE CROSSOVER. Kwame is the recipient of numerous awards, including The Coretta Scott King Author Honor, The Lee Bennett Hopkins Poetry Prize, Three NAACP Image Award Nominations, and the 2017 Inaugural Pat Conroy Legacy Award.
Margaret Dilloway is the award winning author of eight books for kids and adults, including FIVE THINGS ABOUT AVA ANDREWS, SUMMER OF A THOUSAND PIES, and the MOMOTARO fantasy series. When she’s not writing, you can find her doing improv and sketch comedy. She lives in San Diego with her family and pets.
Date of Birth:May 22, 1859
Date of Death:July 7, 1930
Place of Birth:Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:Crowborough, Sussex, England
Education:Edinburgh University, B.M., 1881; M.D., 1885