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Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones
Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones
May 12, 2015 | ISBN 9780763671570
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    May 12, 2015 | ISBN 9780763671570 | Middle Grade (10 and up)

  • Hardcover $16.99

    Sep 24, 2013 | ISBN 9780763662523 | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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[A] fantastical adventure story…
—Kirkus Reviews

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

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.

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