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Sherlock (The Hound of the Baskervilles) - Kid Classics

The Classic Edition Reimagined Just-for-Kids! (Kid Classic #4)

Book #4 of Kid Classics
Edited by Margaret Novak / Illustrated by Maïté Schmitt
Published by Applesauce Press
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

Now the classic novel by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is an illustrated storybook perfect for kids! Kid Classics Sherlock Holmes: The Hound of the Baskervilles is an irresistible mystery—just the right amount of thrilling!

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote this classic tale about Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Watson more than one hundred years ago. Now, here is the fun new just-for-kids version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic mystery The Hound of the Baskervilles, abridged and retold for a young modern audience while remaining true to Doyle’s original text.

It’s a story that you can’t put down: When the Baskervilles are haunted by a giant, ghostly hound that glows eerily and howls outside their estate at night, no one can crack the case but Sherlock Holmes! Holmes and Watson track the fearsome hound through the Grimpen Mire and solve the mystery, along the way learning lessons about greed, truth, and illusion. With page after page of captivating illustrations, this magical hardcover will be the fought over favorite in your home and schoolroom!

About The Author

About The Illustrator

Maïté Schmitt was born in a little town near Strasbourg in France, close to the German border. Her love of old animation movies inspired her to study illustration and animation. She has illustrated numerous books and worked on a short film, A priori, which combines two of her favorite things: books and bats. Say hello at

Product Details

  • Publisher: Applesauce Press (June 14, 2022)
  • Length: 240 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781951511296
  • Grades: 4 and up
  • Ages: 8 - 99

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