Boy Soldier by Andy Mcnab, Robert Rigby
  

Boy Soldier

Written by Andy Mcnab, Robert Rigby
Part of the Boy Soldier Series

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Action packed adventure in this taut thriller in which Danny sets out to find out what really happened to his grandfather in the Columbian jungle.

When Danny’s turned down by the Army because of his missing grandfather’s reputation as a traitor all his dreams are shattered. Can it be true? When Danny sets out to discover the truth someone else is not far behind and Danny’s life is soon in extreme danger. Thrilling stuff!

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Synopsis

Boy Soldier by Andy Mcnab, Robert Rigby

Danny Watts's grandfather, Fergus, was a traitor - an SAS explosives expert who betrayed his country and his regiment for money. At least, that's what seventeen-year-old Danny is told when his hopes of becoming a soldier are destroyed for ever. But he knows something the army doesn't seem to know.


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An action-packed thriller that's a great read for teenagers * The Sun * Highly explosive, perfect for teenagers -- Sarah Harbon * The Bookseller * Exciting insights into SAS secrets and a fast moving plot make this an adrenaline-filled and highly addictive read * Publishing News * An all action 21st century Boys

* The School Librarian * A very pacey, action-packed thriller which will keep even the most reluctant reader gripped until the end * Liverpool Echo *

About the Author

Andy Mcnab, Robert Rigby

Andy McNab joined the infantry as a boy soldier. During the Gulf War he commanded Bravo Two Zero and wrote about his experiences in two phenomenal bestsellers, Bravo Two Zero, which was filmed in 1998 starring Sean Bean, and Immediate Action. He is the author of the bestselling novels, Remote Control, Crisis Four, Firewall, Last Light and Liberation Day.

Robert Rigby began his career as a journalist, then spent several years in the music business as a songwriter and session musician. He turned to writing for radio, television and the theatre and has also directed and performed in children’s theatre throughout the country. He has become an established young people’s playwright and his award-winning work with youth theatre companies has been seen in Britain, Europe, the USA and Africa. He now works mainly in television and his scripts include the long-running BBC children’s drama series Byker Grove.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
320 pages
Interest Age: From 12 to 17 years

Author

Andy Mcnab, Robert Rigby
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Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

4th May 2006

ISBN

9780552552219

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