Adventure of Abbey Grange

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Inspector Hopkins has called Sherlock Holmes to help solve a suspicious murder. Lady Brackenstall's account of a robbery gone wrong seems to add up--until the stolen silverware is found! Can Holmes put the clues together and solve the case? Follow the clues with Sherlock Holmes in the adventure of Abbey Grange. Graphic Planet is an imprint of Magic Wagon, a division of ABDO Group. Grades 3-8.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JUV008060, JUV008120
Genre Fiction, Graphic Novels
Subject Mystery & Suspense
Copyright 2010
Division Magic Wagon
Imprint Graphic Planet
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2010-01-01
ISBN 9781602707221, 9781617865060
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 741.5
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Guided Reading Level M
ATOS Reading Level 3.3
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 135454
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Reviewed
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Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Set 1 – Library Media Connection

The timeless appeal of Holmes and Watson, reinforced with large panels on each page, clear colors, and easily readable font in high-contrast white bubbles, will make this set of adventures in demand with emerging, reluctant, and struggling readers. This series is a nice way to introduce readers to Sherlock Holmes.

Adventure of Abbey Grange (Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes) – School Library Journal

Goodwin’s adaptation does a fine job of making the story clear through dialogue rather than resorting to the large chunks of narrative text found in many classics adaptations. A solid choice to introduce young readers to the distinctly flavored pleasures of Holmesian whodunits.

Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Set 1 – School Library Journal

Readers discover the real stories of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle behind the Sherlock Holmes in the media.

Graphic Novel Adventures of Sherlock Holmes Set 1 - School Library Journal

These tales present streamlined versions of Doyle’s well-known stories. Each volume begins with portraits identifying the cast and ends with the same back matter: step-by-step directions for drawing Holmes, a helpful glossary, an address to access related Web sites, and a brief bio of Doyle. . . . These comic-book tales feature large print, clear and colorful artwork, and easy-to-follow layouts. The well-paced stories are told with suspense and a bit of flair, providing an accessible and intriguing intro to the Sherlock canon.

Author: Vincent Goodwin

Illustrator: Ben Dunn