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This is the iPad version. Enjoy this famous story, adapted for learners of English, and improve your English. Read it, listen to it, and look up words you don’t know in the glossary. Colour illustrations help you understand important parts of the story. When you finish reading, see how many questions you can get right in the quiz.

• Listen to a real voice reading the story
• Read this story and you will read 5,800 words
• Sherlock Holmes and the Duke's Son is a Stage 1 Oxford Bookworm
• Oxford Bookworms go from Starter to Stage 6, from beginner to advanced level

The story:
Dr Huxtable has a school for boys in the north of England. When the Duke of Holdernesse decides to send his young son there, that is good news for the school. The Duke is a very important person, and Dr Huxtable is happy to have his son in the school.

But two weeks later Dr Huxtable is the unhappiest man in England. Why? And why does he take the train down to London and go to Baker Street? Why does he need the help of the famous detective Sherlock Holmes?

Because someone has kidnapped the Duke's son . . .

Are you learning English? Enjoy a great story, have fun, and improve your language with Oxford Bookworms! This version of Sherlock Holmes and the Duke's Son has been specially adapted for language learners by Jennifer Bassett. Research shows that the more you read, the more your language improves.
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