Robert Muchamore - Dark Sun and other stories - Hachette Children's Group

Dark Sun and other stories

By Robert Muchamore

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  • £7.99

The perfect introduction to the bestselling CHERUB series - and a great gift for fans!

Who would believe that a kid at a sleepover could be a spy? CHERUB: Dark Sun is a short novel aimed at new readers to CHERUB, originally written for World Book Day and now made available in print again by popular demand!

To go with it are three stories never before seen in print: The Switch, CHERUB at Christmas and Kerry's First Mission.

For official purposes, these children do not exist.

Biographical Notes

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.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444916447
  • Publication date: 07 Nov 2013
  • Page count: 192
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Readers should brace themselves for an action-packed ride — The Daily Express
A skilful writer and the book has great pace. — Financial Times
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