The London Eye Mystery

A missing boy. A race against time. An autistic kid sleuth on the case… High up above the rooftops on the London Eye, you can see everything. So why can no one see where Salim has gone? 11.32am. Ted and his sister Kat watch their cousin Salim get on the London Eye. The doors are closed; the pod rises. 12.02am. The pod lands and the doors open. Everyone exits – except Salim. Where is he? Has he spontaneously combusted? (Ted’s theory.) Has he been kidnapped? (Aunt Gloria’s theory.) Is he even still alive? The police are baffled – so it’s up to Ted, whose brain runs on a unique operating system, to find Salim. Quickly – before time runs out…

  • A gripping mystery by a Carnegie Medal winner
  • Portrays a child with Asperger’s in a positive light
  • Winner – Booklist Children’s Editors’ Choice Award
  • Now with a new introduction by Robin Stevens

“A thoroughly gripping detective story.” Sunday Telegraph

“Dowd transforms disability into a gift.” The Times

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    Siobhan Dowd’s awards include the Carnegie Medal for Bog Child, and the Branford Boase Award for A Swift Pure Cry.

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