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ISBN13: 9780142401644
ISBN10: 0142401641
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When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider, fourteen-year-old reluctant spy, to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. Very wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have turned well-behaved, studious — and identical — overnight. It's up to Alex to find out who is masterminding this nefarious plot, before they find him. The clock is ticking — is Alex's luck about to run out?

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"Plenty of slam-bang action, spying and hight-tech gadgets....A nonstop thriller." Booklist

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"Author Anthony Horowitz packs plenty of action into his latest young adult thriller..." School Library Journal

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"With plenty of cliffhanger action, the Alex Rider adventures might help get young readers hooked. The unabashed fantasy imitates the James Bond movies more closely than the books, but it's all plenty of fun." Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have turned well-behaved, studious — and identical — overnight. It's up to Alex to find out who is master-minding this nefarious plot, before they find him.

Synopsis:

When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have turned well-behaved, studious—and identical—overnight. It's up to Alex to find out who is masterminding this nefarious plot, before they find him.

About the Author

Anthony Horowitz is perhaps the busiest writer in England. He has been writing since the age of eight, and professionally since the age of twenty. He writes in a comfortable shed in his garden for up to ten hours per day. In addition to the highly successful Alex Rider books, he has also written episodes of several popular TV crime series, including Poirot, Murder in Mind, Midsomer Murders and Murder Most Horrid. He has written a television series Foyle's War, which recently aired in the United States, and he has written the libretto of a Broadway musical adapted from Dr. Seuss's book, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T. His film script The Gathering has just finished production. And...oh yes...there are more Alex Rider novels in the works. Anthony has also written the Diamond Brothers series.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780142401644
Publisher:
Puffin
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Author:
Horowitz, Anthony
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Mystery
Subject:
Schools
Subject:
Spies
Subject:
Suspense/Thriller
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - Thriller
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Boys / Men
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Alex Rider Adventures
Publication Date:
20060216
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
4.37 x 7.16in
Age Level:
from 10

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Product details 304 pages Speak - English 9780142401644 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Plenty of slam-bang action, spying and hight-tech gadgets....A nonstop thriller."
"Review" by , "Author Anthony Horowitz packs plenty of action into his latest young adult thriller..."
"Review" by , "With plenty of cliffhanger action, the Alex Rider adventures might help get young readers hooked. The unabashed fantasy imitates the James Bond movies more closely than the books, but it's all plenty of fun."
"Synopsis" by , When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have turned well-behaved, studious — and identical — overnight. It's up to Alex to find out who is master-minding this nefarious plot, before they find him.
"Synopsis" by ,

When an investigation into a series of mysterious deaths leads agents to an elite prep school for rebellious kids, MI6 assigns Alex Rider to the case. Before he knows it, Alex is hanging out with the sons of the rich and powerful, and something feels wrong. These former juvenile delinquents have turned well-behaved, studious—and identical—overnight. It's up to Alex to find out who is masterminding this nefarious plot, before they find him.

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