The London Eye Mystery (Paperback)Siobhan Dowd (author)
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The late, great Siobhan Dowd’s ingenious ‘howdunit’ combines a meticulously constructed plot with a brilliantly memorable juvenile sleuth to create one of the standout children’s books of the twenty-first century. Engaging and rewarding, The London Eye Mystery is a junior crime novel par excellence.
Ted and his sister Kat watch their cousin Salim get on board the London Eye. The pod rises from the ground, high above the city.1
The pod lands and the doors open. Everyone exits - everyone but Salim.
Has he spontaneously combusted? (Ted's theory.)Has he been kidnapped? (Aunt Gloria's theory.) Is he even still alive? (The family's unspoken fear.) Even the police are baffled - so it's up to Ted, whose brain runs on its own unique operating system, to solve this mystery and find Salim. Teaming up with Kat, Ted follows a trail of clues across London - while time ticks dangerously by...
Now featuring a new introduction from bestselling author Robin Stevens.
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 234 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 20 mm
'A thoroughly gripping detective story' - The Sunday Telegraph
'Compulsive reading' - Independent
'Grips the reader from the opening chapter' - The Sunday Times
'Dowd transforms disability into a gift' - The Times
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I loved this book and have never forgotten the story. It is a modern story about a boy staying with his cousins. When he steps onto the London Eye one day, he never comes off. His cousins search for him but will they... More
“The London Eye Mystery”
I have a weird addiction with the London Eye and when I saw this book I immediately put back the other book I was about to purchase and went straight to the till. The story centres around Ted and Kat's cousin... More
“great book, instresting and exciting”
This book is really good and i would recomond to any 9-12 yr old bookworm! The story is about a boy who comes to stay with his cousins in london, but when the boy goes on the london eye he never comes off. The cousins... More
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