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Hacker

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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?show 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
  • 67,260

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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 Mail *show more

About Malorie Blackman

MALORIE BLACKMAN has written over sixty books and is acknowledged as one of today's most imaginative and convincing writers for young readers. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her work, including the Red House Children's Book Award and the Fantastic Fiction Award. Malorie has also been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. In 2005 she was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her contribution to children's books, and in 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children's literature. She has been described by The Times as `a national treasure'. Malorie Blackman was the Children's Laureate 2013-15.show more

Review Text

"Accept the expertise and race along with the plot"show more

Back cover copy

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

Rating details

1,469 ratings
3.77 out of 5 stars
5 28% (417)
4 32% (468)
3 30% (439)
2 8% (121)
1 2% (24)
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