Alex Rider: Skeleton Key Graphic Novel - Anthony Horowitz (Paperback)

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Description

A stylish new edition of the acclaimed graphic novel adaptation of Alex Rider's third thrilling mission.

Product Details

Barcode
9781406366341
Department
Books
Released
1 Jan 2016
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Anthony Horowitz
Antony Johnston
Kanako Yuzuru (Illustrator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Walker Books Ltd
Series
Alex Rider
Language
English
Number of Pages
176
Dimensions
247 x 171 x 171mm (505g)

Annotation

A stylish new edition of the acclaimed graphic novel adaptation of Alex Rider's third thrilling mission.

Summary

A stylish new edition of the acclaimed graphic novel adaptation of Alex Rider's third thrilling mission.

The hazy days of Wimbledon are the unlikely first link in a terrifying chain of events. Alex Rider, reluctant teenage spy, is forced into hiding after his recce mission as a ballboy makes him a target for a murderous Chinese gang. Sent to the island Skeleton Key, Alex is thrown into further danger as from there, General Sarov - an insane Russian - has plans to destroy the world. Alone, with just a handful of gadgets, Alex must outwit Sarov as the seconds tick away...

Picture Fiction

General Subject
Graphic Novels
BISAC Subject 1
Juvenile Fiction / General
BIC Classification 1
Thrillers (Children's / Teenage)
BIC Classification 2
Comic strip fiction / graphic novels (Children's / Teenage)
Dewey Classification
741.5
Readership
Children's (6-12)

Author Bio

Anthony Horowitz is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and The Power of Five series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults, most recently with the latest adventure in the Alex Rider series, Russian Roulette and the highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels The House of Silk and Moriarty. Anthony was also chosen by the Ian Fleming estate to write the new James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis. Anthony has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children's Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children's Book Award. Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature. He has also created and written many major television series, including Midsomer Murders, Injustice, Collision and the award-winning Foyle's War.

Kanako and Yuzuru, two sisters from Japan, collaborate to produce Manga-style art for comics and graphic novels. Yuzuru is an illustrator and lives in Tokyo; Kanako is a graphic designer and lives in London.