The Lizzie and Belle Mysteries: Drama and Danger

Author, J. T. Williams. Illustrator, Simone Douglas


According to our judges, this book “beamed magnificence”. They loved how the author put black history right at the heart of the story by including real events and historical characters, and described it as “clever, imaginative and fun”. Set in London in the 18th century, the story is the first in a series starring amateur detectives Lizzie Sancho and Dido Belle. Packed with action, drama and excitement, the judges think young readers like you will “hoover it up”.

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