The Red-Headed League: The Sherlock Holmes Children's Collection

The Red-Headed League: The Sherlock Holmes Children's Collection

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Overview

About Sweet Cherry Easy Classics:
From Shakespeare to Austen, Sweet Cherry Easy Classics adapts classic literature into stories for children, introducing these timeless tales to a new generation. All titles in the series are leveled for classroom use, including GRLs. The books target early readers ages 6-8, including early school-age children looking for exciting stories, as well as reluctant readers.

Popular books in the series include Pride and Prejudice, A Christmas Carol and Othello. 

The Red-Headed League is looking for a new member to assist with minor tasks. All red-headed men in good health and over the age of twenty-one will be considered.

After Jabez Wilson’s well-paid position with the Red-Headed League ends with no warning, he asks Holmes to find out why. What starts out as a straightforward investigation turns into a midnight stakeout as Holmes attempts to prevent a shocking crime.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781782265795
Publisher: Sweet Cherry Publishing
Publication date: 09/12/2019
Series: Sherlock Holmes Children's Collection Series , #5
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 305,152
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Arthur Conan Doyle
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle was a British writer best known for his detective fiction featuring the character Sherlock Holmes. Doyle was a prolific writer; his non-Sherlockian works include fantasy and science fiction stories about Professor Challenger and humorous stories about the Napoleonic soldier Brigadier Gerard, as well as plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction and historical novels.

Stephanie Baudet
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Stephanie was born in England before emigrating to Australia – and later New Zealand – with her family, where she trained as a nurse. Whilst back in England on holiday, she met and married her husband, had a daughter and settled down. Stephanie's lifelong interest in writing became more serious when her first children’s book, Avalanche, was published in the 1980s. Since then, she has had around forty children's books published, and has also published an historical novella for adults.

Arianna Bellucci
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Arianna is a freelance illustrator based in Florence, Italy, where she majored in Entertainment Design at Nemo Academy. Since then she has worked as 2D artist with Italian independent video game studios. The Sherlock Holmes series is her debut novel as an illustrator for Children's books.

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

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