Reader Reviewed Point Blanc Graphic Novel by Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston
  

Point Blanc Graphic Novel

Written by Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston

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Brilliantly visualised, these graphic novel versions of the best-selling stories of boy spy Alex Rider add a fantastic new dimension to the original and terrific for getting even the most reluctant of readers to enjoy the experience of reading. Following the death of his guardian, Alex is forcibly recruited into MI6 and so finds himself off on some seriously hair raising missions in which he faces terrible danger and the real risk of death. In the second in the series, PointBlanc he is taken from his own school and sent to infiltrate the mysterious Point Blanc Academy. Can he uncover the horrible secret behind what is going on? Alex Rider is a perfect hero.

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Reader Reviews

Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert opinion some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the original full print edition of Point Blanc. You can read their full reviews here.

  • Alice East, age 10 - 'This is another brilliant book from Anthony Horowitz about Alex Rider and his second mission point blank.  Will Alex succeed in his latest mission or fail?'
  • Rachel Galbraith, age 10 - 'Point Blanc was better than I had imagined it to be. It kept me as gripped as Stormbreaker.'
  • Sam Harper, age 10 - 'An elite finishing school in the Alps, suspicious deaths, action, excitement and really cool gadgets. Brilliant! gripped me from the first page and I romped through it in two days.  A fantastic story.'
  • Alex Faulkner, age 10 - 'A really good book with excitement on every page.'
  • Luke Bauer, age 12 - 'He's done it once, but will he do it again? Alex is on another adventurous mission this time high up in the Alps under a false name at Point Blanc Academy. Can he survive though?'
  • Tomasz Hawryszczuk, age 9 - 'it's just as good as the first one...was really hard to put down as every time I got to the end of a chapter it ends with something exciting so I had to start the next one.'
  • Mukunth Kowsik, age 13 - 'Science and sinister plot go hand-in-hand to make this a great read!'
  • William Longlands, age 11 - '10/10  Just as good as the first one.'
  • Chloe, age 10 - 'Once you have started this exciting adventure book you will not be able to put it down. I would recommend it to anyone who likes mysteries or adventures.'
  • Chloe Mcilroy, age 14 - 'A fabulous sequel, it’s full of twists and brings back some of the best characters of Stormbreaker.  If you love adventures then this book is for you.'
  • Chloe Shortall, age 18 - 'an exciting follow up to Stormbreaker. Lovers of spy novels will enjoy this exhilarating and witty novel.'
  • Joseph Kinder, age 11 - 'This is a tense book, with a plot that twists and turns and falls into place right at the end.  It is not a book for the faint-hearted, with scenes of violence and tension - but it is brilliant!'
  • Jake Fletcher, age 14 - 'At Point Blank range, Alex Rider is fighting an enemy from the inside – in the middle of the French Alps...Some sequels for fantastic books can be disappointing. This certainly isn’t the case for Point Blanc.'
  • Dylan Sweet, age 11 - 'This is a fantastic novel and an even better series.'
  • Imogen Fisher, age 14 - 'The plot quickly unfolds, and soon becomes action-packed, as Alex attempts to complete another seemingly impossible mission.'

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Synopsis

Point Blanc Graphic Novel by Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston

Investigations into the deaths of two of the world's most powerful men have revealed just one link: both had a son attending Point Blanc Academy, a school for rebellious rich kids run by the sinister Dr Grief and set high in the French Alps. Alex must infiltrate the academy as a pupil and establish the truth about what is happening there.

About the Author

Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston

Anthony Horowitz (pictured) is an award-winning children’s author, writer for television and creator of the phenomenal bestselling Alex Rider and Power of 5 series as well as the Diamond Brothers Detective books – all published by Walker Books. He lives in central London, EC1.

Antony Johnston is an award-winning author of more than a dozen graphic novels in everything from horror to romance, and has also written video games, books and animation. He has reinvented Marvel’s flagship character Wolverine for manga, and adapted many of Alan Moore’s prose works into comic form. He lives in Barnoldswick, Lancashire.

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Paperback

Author

Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

3rd September 2007

ISBN

9781406340921

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