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MESSAGE: THIS IS THE SYSTEM OPERATOR. WHO IS USING THIS ACCOUNT? PLEASE IDENTIFY YOURSELF ...When Vicky's father is arrested, accused of stealing over a million pounds from the bank where he works, she is determined to prove his innocence. But how? There's only one way - to attempt to break into the bank's computer files. Even if Vicky is the best hacker in the world, will she find the real thief before they find her?'Accept the expertise and race along with the plot' Observershow more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 16mm | 140.62g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd ed.
  • 0552551643
  • 9780552551649
  • 53,723

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How can Vicky prove her father is innocent of stealing a million pounds from the bank where he works? There's only one way - to attempt to break into the bank's computer files.show more

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"Refreshingly new ... Malorie Blackman writes with such winsome vitality" Daily Telegraph "Accept the expertise and race along with the plot" Observer "A page turner" Sunday Express "An exciting book ... Particularly recommended for eight to twelve year olds" Daily Mailshow more

About Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman worked as a database manager and systems programmer before becoming a full-time writer. Her reputation has steadily grown and she has been awarded a number of prizes including the WHSmith's Mind-Boggling Books Award and the Young Telegraph/Gimme 5 award for HACKER, the Young Telegraph/Fully Booked award for THIEF! and, more recently, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for PIG-HEART BOY. She was voted Voice/Excel Children's Writer of the Year in 1997. Her novel NOUGHTS AND CROSSES has won both the Children's Book Award and the Lancashire Children's Book Award 2002. THE TIMES recently described her as 'a bit of a national treasure.'show more

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MESSAGE: THIS IS THE SYSTEM OPERATOR. WHO IS USING THIS ACCOUNT? PLEASE IDENTIFY YOURSELF... When Vicky’s father is arrested, accused of stealing over a million pounds from the bank where he works, she is determined to prove his innocence. But how? There’s only one way – to attempt to break into the bank’s computer files. Even if Vicky is the best hacker in the world, will she find the real thief before they find her? A page-turner of a novel from the award-winning author of Thief!, Pig-Heart Boy and other titles.show more

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"Refreshingly new . . . Malorie Blackman writes with such winsome vitality" Daily Telegraphshow more