Thunder Raker by Justin Richards
  

Synopsis

Thunder Raker by Justin Richards

A hilarious new series for younger readers, following the misadventures of an ordinary boy at an extraordinary school for young spies...Jake's dad is head of the Secret Service. Alice's dad is a double agent. Harry's dad has infiltrated SPUD - the Secret Partners for Undertaking Destruction. And Alfie's dad...is a postman. Thunder Raker Manor is a very exclusive school. All the pupils are there because their parents or guardians are agents and spies. All except one. Because eight-year-old Alfie's dad isn't anything to do with the secret services. He's the local postman who just reckoned that Thunder Raker Manor was a great school. So when the Head Teacher receives a letter from the Prime Minister saying that Alfie has been given a special place and will start immediately, he isn't to know that Alfie's dad wrote it and slipped it in with the 'special' post...Now Alfie has to get to grips with Thunder Raker's unusual curriculum and some even stranger new friends. He's got classes in camouflage (if anyone can ever find Mr Trick) and Assassination (only kids keep going missing from Miss Fortune's class). And he's now in permanent danger from SPUD agents. But to his surprise, Alfie finds that he might just be quite good at this spying game...

About the Author

Justin Richards

Justin Richards is the author of over a dozen genre and sf novels, as well as non-fiction books, audio and television scripts. He has edited anthologies of short stories, been a technical writer, founded and edited a media journal, and contributed articles to many mainstream magazines. Before all that he worked for a multinational computer company. At present, Justin is best known for acting as Creative Consultant to the BBC Books range of Doctor Who novels, and his own novels for the series are consistently popular. Justin is married with two sons - neither of whom is even slightly invisible.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
144 pages
Interest Age: From 7

Author

Justin Richards
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Author's Website

www.justinrichards.co.uk

Publisher

HarperCollins Children's Books an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.harpercollins.co.uk

Publication date

4th August 2008

ISBN

9780007273577


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