Teachers in disguise, secret libraries, marmalade jars, and empty books... These and more await Rollie Wilson at the mysterious Sherlock Academy of Fine Sleuths. Upon invitation, Rollie and his best friend Cecily enroll in the school that trains them to be detectives like the great sleuth Holmes. This children's mystery book is the first in the series and is a perfect novel for middle readers (ages 8-12). The novel is 19 chapters, and includes chapter art.
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Sherlock Academy based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
The book was a lot of fun and kids really enjoy the mysteries inside its pages. The author shares a lot of great information on Sherlock Holmes is a kid-friendly way. If you are looking for a great mystery book to share with your kids pick up this book today!
This was a great chapter book for kids--perfect for an independent reader for 4th and 5th grade, and a great read aloud for 3rd grade! Kids really like the mystery and adventure of the book. In the book 10 year-old Rollie Wilson is given a mysterious invitation to attend the "Sherlock Academy of Fine Sleuths". Upon arrival to the school he and his best friend, Cecily Brighton, find the school is indeed the former home of the legendary sleuth Sherlock Holmes-- 221 Baker Street. As the first week of school starts Rollie discovers there are mysteries all around him. A great book! Lots of fun! "The game's afoot!"