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Wild Boy and the Black Terror

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Wild Boy and the Black Terror

author: Rob Lloyd Jones

London, 1842. Wild Boy, master detective and former freak-show performer, and Clarissa, circus acrobat and troublemaker, are the secret last hope of a city beset by horror. A poisoner stalks the streets, leaving victims mad with terror?—?and then dead. Can the Black Terror be traced to a demon called Malphas? With their partnership threatened by rules and regulations, can Wild Boy and Clarissa uncover a cure in time to save the queen and the city?

From London’s vilest slums to its grandest palaces, Wild Boy and Clarissa hunt a murderous poisoner in hope of proving themselves to a skeptical society.
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$16.99 / $19.00
0763674230 /  9780763674236
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Middle-grade Novel / EBook
age range:
10 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
336 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 5 and up
Action & Adventure; Fantasy & Magic; Performing Arts; Historical; Thrillers & Suspense;
author’s comments:
Rob Lloyd Jones is the author of Wild Boy and more than thirty other books, primarily historical nonfiction and adaptations of classic literature. He writes for television and is a senior editor at Usborne. Rob Lloyd Jones lives in London.
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