The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
Describe it in 25 words or less. Ted Sparks, an autistic kid who loves the weather, and his sister, Kat, try to solve the mystery of their missing cousin, Salim.
Any particular reason for choosing this book? Gable was obsessed with this book for a while and I wanted to see how good it really was.
Genre: Mystery/Children’s Literature
Who was your favorite character and why? Probably Ted because he taught me a lot and he didn’t like people leaving waste on the floor, even though his hand flapping annoyed me.
Who was your least favorite character and why? Kat because she was a bit of a brat and mean to her brother.
Did it grab you immediately or did it take a while? It grabbed me immediately and the mystery was intriguing.
Was it plot or character driven? Definitely more character driven.
What did you think of the ending? Good.
What was the moral of the story? Sometimes the unlikeliest of people can solve the greatest of mysteries.
Did you learn anything? I sure learned a lot about weather!
Favorite quote: “Youngsters are more worth listening to than a legion of adults.” – Detective Inspector Pearce
Who would you recommend it to? Kids who like mysteries or autistic children.
Number of unknown words: 0
Recipe: Chicken Casserole
What was the last mystery you solved?