|Detail from the hardcover edition. Illustration (c) Isabelle Follath, 2022.|
This episode, we are delighted to welcome to the podcast Linda Bailey and Isabelle Follath, respectively the author and illustrator of Arthur Who Wrote Sherlock (2023), a new children’s biography of Conan Doyle.
You can listen to the podcast here.
Please note that we had intermittent audio problems during recording and have done what we can to correct this. We hope this doesn't affect your listening pleasure too much!
Arthur Who Wrote Sherlock: The True Story of Arthur Conan Doyle (2023)
How is a writer made? How is a legend created? After a troubled childhood, Arthur's only comfort is using his extraordinary imagination to write fantastic stories. He creates Sherlock Holmes, a genius detective. At first his stories are rejected, but Arthur is persistent and eventually the public take notice. It isn't long until Sherlock Holmes makes Arthur one of the most famous authors in the world - but what happens when Arthur tries to kill off his hero?
- Andersen Press: https://www.andersenpress.co.uk/books/arthur-who-wrote-sherlock/
- Amazon UK: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Arthur-Who-Wrote-Sherlock-Story/dp/183913299X
- Amazon USA: https://www.amazon.com/Arthur-Who-Wrote-Sherlock-Story/dp/183913299X
|Mary Doyle entertains young Arthur and his sister.|
Text (c) Linda Bailey, 2022; Illustration (c) Isabelle Follath, 2022
Biography of Linda Bailey
- Princesses versus Dinosaurs (2023 – Coming Soon)
- Carson Crosses Canada (2020)
- Mary Who Wrote Frankenstein (2018)
- When Santa Was a Baby (2017)
- If You Happen to Have a Dinosaur (2017)
- If Kids Ruled the World (2014)
- Toads on Toast (2012)
Biography of Isabelle Follath
- The Beast and the Bethany: Battle of the Beast (2022)
- What Are Little Girls Made of? Nursery Rhymes for Feminist Times (2020)
- Aggie Morton, Mystery Queen: The Body Under The Piano (2020)
- The Incredible Hotel (2020)
- Joy (2018)
Next time on Doings of Doyle
We take a trip to the clouds in ‘The Horror of the Heights’ (1913). You can read the story here: https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/The_Horror_of_the_Heights
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