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Skeleton Key (Alex Rider Adventures)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Working as a secret agent for Britain's most exclusive agency, Alex Rider has seen it all. He's been shot at by international terrorists, stood face-to-face with pure evil, and saved the world — twice. But fifteen-year-old Alex is about to face something more dangerous than he can imagine: A man who's lost everything he cared for — his country, his son — a man who has a nuclear weapon, and will stop at nothing to get his world back. Unless Alex can stop him first...

Review:

"[N]ewcomers to the series...will not be disappointed with this rip-roaring escapade." School Library Journal

Review:

"This series unabashedly lifts details from the James Bond formula (minus the vodka martinis and casual sex) and transfers them to a novel for young adults." Booklist

Review:

"[A] fast-paced read that certainly will make readers hold their breath until the very last page." VOYA

About the Author

Horowitz is a children's book author and a television and film screenwriter. He is the recipient of several awards, including the Lancashire Book Award, the Grand Prix Europeen and the Children's Literature Prize.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142401026
Author:
Horowitz, Anthony
Publisher:
Speak
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Suspense/Thriller
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Thriller
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - Mystery
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Alex Rider Adventures
Publication Date:
20040412
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.12x4.60x.87 in. .53 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10

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Product details 288 pages Speak - English 9780142401026 Reviews:
"Review" by , "[N]ewcomers to the series...will not be disappointed with this rip-roaring escapade."
"Review" by , "This series unabashedly lifts details from the James Bond formula (minus the vodka martinis and casual sex) and transfers them to a novel for young adults."
"Review" by , "[A] fast-paced read that certainly will make readers hold their breath until the very last page."
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