Stories of Sherlock Holmes includes four very different mysteries that Sherlock Holmes must use all his skill and cunning to solve. Aided by Dr Watson, Holmes faces mysteries involving 'a rat', a blue jewel, a famous racehorse and a woman who is in great danger.
Exciting and powerful classic stories to enrich and extend your children's reading experiences. TreeTops Classics are carefully adapted versions of must-read stories which introduce your readers to significant authors, powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time. These abridged versions of classics have been sensitively adapted by top children's authors to ensure that language and content is appropriate, but remain faithful to the original. These enchanting stories will
appeal to all your junior readers and introduce them to a rich literary heritage. Each book includes author biographies and notes to help with historical and social context and any challenging vocabulary, ensuring the books are easily accessible.
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The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
This is Book 22 in the Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics Series. See all Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics books here.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) was a writer and physician. Born in Edinburgh in Scotland, he began writing short stories while studying medicine. His first work featuring his famous literary creation, (the detective Sherlock Holmes), A Study in Scarlet, was published in 1886. Relentlessly curious about a vast range of subjects, his interests were reflectMore about Arthur Conan Doyle
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