Stormbreaker - Anthony Horowitz (Paperback)

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Product Details

Barcode
9780142406113
Department
Books
Released
16 Feb 2006
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Anthony Horowitz
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Penguin Group USA
Series
Alex Rider
Language
English
Number of Pages
256
Dimensions
197 x 133 x 13mm (318g)

Annotation

After the death of the uncle who had been his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider is coerced to continue his uncle's dangerous work for Britain's intelligence agency, MI6.

Summary

Alex Rider will soon be a star in his very own TV series! 

Meet the orphan turned teen superspy who's saving the world one mission at a time—from #1 New York Times bestselling author! 

 
They said his uncle Ian died in a car accident. But Alex Rider knows that’s a lie, and the bullet holes in the windshield prove it. Yet he never suspected the truth: his uncle was really a spy for Britain’s top secret intelligence agency. And now Alex has been recruited to find his uncle’s killers . . .

Alex Rider's is debut mission is packed with bonus material - including an extra Alex Rider short story, a letter from Anthony Horowitz, and much more!

From the author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty


“Slam-bang action, spying and high-tech gadgets . . . a non-stop thriller!”—Kirkus Reviews

Juvenile Fiction

General Subject
Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
BISAC Subject 2
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
BISAC Subject 3
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
BIC Classification 1
Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
BIC Classification 2
Crime & mystery fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Library Subject 1
Spies; Fiction.
Library Subject 2
Terrorism; Fiction.
Library Subject 3
Orphans; Fiction.
Academic Subject 1
Teen's Fiction - Action & Adventure
Dewey Classification
[Fic]

Author Bio

Anthony Horowitz (anthonyhorowitz.com) is a world-renowned screenwriter for film and television, having received multiple awards. And he is, of course, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Alex Rider novels, which have become bestsellers the world over, spawned a major motion picture, and a line of graphic novels. A master of the spy thriller, Anthony is the only writer authorized by both the Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming Estates to write original Sherlock Holmes and James Bond novels, respectively. Anthony lives with his wife in London, England; they are parents to two grown boys. Follow Anthony on Twitter @AnthonyHorowitz.

Review Quotes

"Slam-bang action, spying and high-tech gadgets . . . . a non-stop thriller!" - Kirkus