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The first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series.

In the first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, fourteen-year-old Alex is forcibly recruited into MI6. Armed with secret gadgets, he is sent to investigate Herod Sayle, a man who is offering state-of-the-art Stormbreaker computers to every school in the country. But the teenage spy soon finds himself in mortal danger.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 20mm | 222.26g
  • Walker Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed.
  • 1-COLOR
  • 1844280926
  • 9781844280926
  • 9,964

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This book will entertain any young teenager, in fact anyone will find the sharp writing and the cliff-hanging chapters an engrossing page turner worthy of any book collection. * The North Devon Journal * From the sheer joy I can remember getting from reading that book in particular, I'd have to chose it above any other as my favourite book of all time. * Stoke On Trent Sentinel * Crackling with suspense and daring, this is a fabulous story, showing that a bit of guts will take you a very long way. -- Julia Eccleshare * Guardian *
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About Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and The Power of Five series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults, most recently with the latest adventure in the Alex Rider series, Russian Roulette and the highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novel, The House of Silk. His latest novel, Moriarty, is also set in the world of Sherlock Holmes and was published in October 2014. Anthony was also chosen by the Ian Fleming estate to write the new James Bond novel which will be published this year. Anthony has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children's Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children's Book Award. In 2014 Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature. He has also created and written many major television series, including Injustice, Collision and the award-winning Foyle's War.
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73,154 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 35% (25,349)
4 36% (26,345)
3 23% (16,510)
2 5% (3,914)
1 1% (1,036)
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