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Rob Lloyd Jones is the author of more than thirty 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.
[A] fantastical adventure story... --Kirkus Reviews [A] thrilling mystery, full of morbid twists and macabre turns. --Booklist Sherlock Holmes meets Oliver Twist... Jones explores the traditional themes of acceptance and identity. ... [Wild Boy] may appeal to children who like unusual characters and quirky historical settings in their detective stories. --School Library Journal [T]hose who ... want atmospheric action and loads of it can queue up for a peek at this title and wait for the forthcoming sequel. --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books With the seedy London streets as a backdrop and a number of unsavory characters, this is a fast-paced atmospheric mystery. Readers will be rooting for the unlikely duo and come away with a greater sense of empathy. --Library Media Connection Short chapters and the book's fast pace make it an ideal choice for those who like mysteries. --Reading.org