Audiobook Review: The Case of the Stolen Sixpence

Posted January 4, 2015 by Stormi in Audiobook Reviews / 3 Comments

Audiobook Review: The Case of the Stolen Sixpence

I received this book for free from Audiobook Jukebox, Dreamscape Media in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

The Case of the Stolen Sixpence by Holly Webb
Length: 2 hours and 13 minutes
Genres: Chapter Book, Children's Book, Mystery
Published by HMH Books For Young Readers Pages: 165
Format: Audiobook
Source: Audiobook Jukebox, Dreamscape Media

Narrator: Anna Bentinck

When George, the butcher's boy, is fired for stealing coins from the till, Maisie knows in her heart he is innocent. With her little dog Eddie as the Watson to her Sherlock Holmes, Maisie uses her budding detective skills to solve the mystery of the stolen sixpence, vindicate her old friend, and even help a new friend in need. The first book in a series!

First Look

Maisie Hitchins watched open mouthed as the famous detective Gilbert Carrington, came rushing down the front steps of his lodging house pulling on his coat as he ran.

What I thought of the book

This is a cute story about a young girl who thinks she would make a good detective because she is good at noticing things. She spends most of her time working for her grandmother. One day she leans that George has lost his job at the butcher shop because he accused of stealing, but he swears he didn’t do it.

Maisie knows that he needs that job to help him mom she she sets out to find out who really stole the sixpence and use her noticing skills. She has several suspects and she goes through each one of them trying to decide if they could have stolen the money.

I can’t wait to see what case she solves next! This is great for young readers!


It’s read by Anna Bentinck and Anna does a really good job with The Case of the Stolen Sixpence and I really enjoyed the story.

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3 responses to “Audiobook Review: The Case of the Stolen Sixpence

  1. Sounds like a cute MG Cozy – I probably would have really enjoyed it as a kid and maybe still would now 🙂 I didn’t know you could find audio books on sound cloud, I thought you had to manually load them – that’s what I always do (did at least – I’ve been to lazy to keep doing it LOL). Great review 🙂

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