Jul 6, 2010

Tween Tuesday: Young Sherlock Holmes (future read)

I subscribe to the MacMillian Kids blog, which is always fun to read. Last week they had an author, Andrew Lane, post about his book, Death Cloud. It's a retelling of Sherlock Holmes as a 14 year old. You all know how much I love the Young Bond books, so imagine my excitement when I saw this. It won't be published in the US until this winter, but it is already available in the UK, and I was able to find a copy on Amazon. I ordered it and it is on it's way to me right now!

I am always excited to read "origin" books and glad that authors take a chance to bring these older, beloved characters to life for a whole new generation. Check out the website along with a book trailer for this first Young Sherlock Holmes novel. I will be looking forward to reading and reviewing this one!

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  1. Thanks for this! I love Sherlock Holmes, and this sounds like a great origin book. :)

  2. Young Sherlock Holmes sounds fun! I can't wait to read your review. I have lots of tweens who would be eager to read this book.

  3. Sounds interesting. Actually what really sounds interesting is Young Bond. You've given me some new books to find!