Lizzie in depth, what she thought of certain individuals and their actions, and comments on her thoughts in general. The three main settings are Lizzie’s house (a café) where there are many visitors and it is warm, snug and usually busy. It then carried on with an important and dangerous incident which was the main occurrence of the story.
They team up, making notes and following suspects – until they’re plunged into terrible danger themselves. The fact that Belle comes from a wealthy family and has some opportunities such as a carriage makes it easier for them to go around the city to chase the possible suspect.This is an engaging mystery of two girls, Elizabeth Sancho and Dido Belle, which is set in 18th-century London. The girls’ background is skilfully portrayed, with Lizzie in particular slowly becoming aware of the part her mother, father and sister Frances are playing in the underground movement the Sons and Daughters of Africa. The setting is London in the late 1700s and mixes a stage production of Shakespeare’s Othello with the fight to abolish the African slave trade.
Later in life Iwould come into contact with more authors in the genre that portrayed ladies as main characters.Praise for The Week Junior Children’s Book of the Year: Breakthrough Award:“What a joyful, heartstopping, theatrical whirlwind of a book”“Everything about this beamed magnificence and made my heart soar”“Its originality and freshness comes from the way that real history and historical characters are cleverly incorporated into the story, putting Black history firmly at the centre.
The Lizzie and Belle Mysteries: Drama and Danger has been shortlisted for the Waterstones 2023 Children’s Book Prize! However, when Lizzie and Belle were delivering their speech at the theatre, I found it quite sad when some people started to walk out. You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.On opening night as he entered the stage, a chandelier dropped from the ceiling but it was at this moment that Elizabeth Sancho saw Dido Belle, the first black girl her age that she has seen. And after saving Lizzie’s father from attempted murder surely there is no threat too challenging for this detective duo?
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