By Robert Muchamore
The very first CHERUB adventure is about to begin ...
The government is building a secret army of intelligence agents to work undercover, gathering information and planning sabotage operations. Henderson's boys are part of that network: kids cut adrift by the war, training for the fight of their lives. They'll have to parachute into unknown territory, travel cross-country and outsmart a bunch of adults in a daredevil exercise.
In wartime Britain, anything goes.
Robert Muchamore was born in Islington in 1972 and spent thirteen years working as a private investigator. He loves Arsenal and watching people fall down holes. He hates swimming and getting chased by cows.
He was inspired to start writing by his nephew`s complaints about the lack of anything for him to read!
The CHERUB series has now become a number one bestseller in several countries.
For more information, go to www.muchamore.com.
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- Publication date:
03 May 2012
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Hodder Children's Books
'Muchamore's plain, punchy,often funny style ... is highly effective. This clever, tense novel is a great way of getting bored boys interested in history.' (The Escape) — Amanda Craig, The Times
'It has the feel of something quite big and satisfying...Muchamore's voice is fresh and direct.' (The Escape) — The Daily Telegraph
Mixes espionage and gritty realism when dealing with children in the midst of a war — Waterstones Quarterly, March 2009
'This book was un-putdownable. It gripped me from start to finish, and was just as good as the CHERUB series, if not better.' (The Escape) — Aaron, 14, First News
Praise for books in the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.' — The Sunday Express