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The London Eye Mystery

Written by Siobhan Dowd

The London Eye Mystery Synopsis

11.32am. 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. 12.02am. 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 Robin Stevens, author of the bestselling Murder Most Unladylike novels.

The London Eye Mystery Press Reviews

Everything about this book - the perky tone, the subtlety of characterisation and the cleverness of the plotting - is absolutely right * Irish Times * A wonderfully written mystery. It is funny, nerve-wracking and tender by turns, with plenty of pace and excitement as well as some moments for serious reflection * School Librarian * Dowd transforms disability into a gift * The Times * Grips the reader from the opening chapter * Sunday Times * Compulsive reading * Independent * A thoroughly gripping detective story * Sunday Telegraph *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141376554
Publication date: 1st September 2016
Author: Siobhan Dowd
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 336 pages

About Siobhan Dowd

Siobhan Dowd lived in Oxford with her husband, Geoff, before tragically dying from cancer in August 2007, aged 47. She was both an extraordinary writer and an extraordinary person. Siobhan's first novel, A Swift Pure Cry, won the Branford Boase Award and the Eilis Dillon Award and was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and Booktrust Teenage Prize. Her second novel, The London Eye Mystery, won the 2007 NASEN & TES Special Educational Needs Children's Book Award. In March 2008, the book was shortlisted for the prestigious Children's Books Ireland Bisto Awards. Siobhan's third novel, Bog Child, was the first book to be posthumously awarded the ...

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