The Door that Led to Where
Publisher: Hot Key Books
AJ has just failed all but one of his GCSEs, and his future is looking far from rosy. When he is unexpectedly offered a junior position at a London law firm, things begin to look up - but then he discovers an old key in the archives, mysteriously labelled with his name and date of birth. What does the key mean - and where is the door that it opens? AJ finds himself setting out on an unbelievable journey to a very real and tangible past.
The latest novel from award-winning author Sally Gardner is a real treat. There's a Dickensian flavour to this satisfying time-travel tale, which takes its teenage hero on a journey from gritty modern-day London, to the city of the 1800s. Keen readers will be certain to enjoy this clever, intriguing and absorbing mystery.