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The Boy Sherlock Holmes is a series written by Shane Peacock revolving around Holmes' childhood, starting with "Eye of the Crow" in 2007 and ending with "Becoming Holmes" in 2012. Across this period, Holmes solves a few cases, and introduces characters who changed his life.


Notable characters[]

Minor Characters[]

  • Paul
  • Eliza Shaw
  • Lily Irving
  • Mycroft Holmes


Eye of the Crow was selected as a Booklist "Top Ten in Young Mysteries" and was a winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Juvenile Crime Fiction.

School Library Journal called the series "spellbinding" and stated that "Younger YAs will be captivated by Shane Peacock’s The Boy Sherlock Holmes, a series of novels".

All have won Junior Library Guild of America Premier Selection Awards. The series as a whole has garnered more than 40 awards, nominations, and honors