The Portal

The Portal

3.85 (61 ratings by Goodreads)
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You tend to remember the day your parents disappear. It's one of those things that sticks in your mind. Another of those things is the incredible discovery that behind your dad's office door lies an intergalactic portal . . .

When both of these things happen to William Seward and his brother Daniel they're left with two questions. What are they going to do now? And where are their parents?

Warm, funny, accessible fiction, perfect for boys and girls aged 9 to 12.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 139 x 198 x 12mm | 162g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 014132158X
  • 9780141321585
  • 398,140

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Review quote

'Full of believable characters and funny writing, this pacy science-fiction adventure . . . will leave both boys and girls hoping for a sequel' - Junior Education

'Norriss has a wonderful light comic touch' - Sunday Telegraph

Praise for Aquila:

'A wonderful story . . . believable characters, bags of humour and deft plotting with a very satisfying twist' - Telegraph

'Brilliant and inspirational. The plot was light and perfect' - Whitbread Award Judging Panel
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About Andrew Norriss

Andrew Norriss was born in Scotland, went to university in Ireland and taught history in England for ten years before becoming a full-time writer. He has written and co-written many episodes of Bafta Award-winning comedy and children's drama for television, and has written six novels for children, including Aquila, which won the Whitbread Children's Book of the Year. He lives with his wife and two children in Hampshire.
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Rating details

61 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 31% (19)
4 34% (21)
3 25% (15)
2 8% (5)
1 2% (1)
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