The London Eye Mystery

By Dowd, Siobhan

Publishers Summary:
When Ted and Kat's cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye ferris wheel, the two siblings must work together--Ted with his brain that is "wired differently" and impatient Kat--to try to solve the mystery of what happened to Salim.

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ISBN
978-0-37584-976-3 978-0-37594-976-0
Publisher
Fickling


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on February 1, 2008

Gr 5-8 Ted and Kat lose their cousin Salim at the London Eye sightseeing attraction, "the largest observation wheel ever built." Given a free ticket by a stranger, Salim enters the ride, but he never emerges. Guilty about their part in the bungled outing, the siblings trace scraps of information that illuminate the boy's disappearance. Ted, who is something of an enigma himself, narrates the story. He has a neurological cross wiring that results in an encyclopedic brain and a literal view o...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2008

The best mysteries have at their centers gifted but very human sleuths—their abilities balanced by equally significant flaws or idiosyncrasies. This one is no exception. Twelve-year-old Ted, who has Asperger's syndrome, is obsessed with weather patterns, the number of Shreddies in his cereal bowl, and the puzzle that is other people's emotions and actions. When his visiting cousin Salim disappears, seemingly into thin air—Salim goes up inside a sealed capsule of the London E...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Starred Review on January 1, 2008

When twelve-year-old narrator Ted's cousin disappears, he and his sister join forces to solve the conundrum. Ted has Asperger's synd...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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