DFC Library: The Boss by John Aggs
  

Synopsis

DFC Library: The Boss by John Aggs

Meet the crime-fighters from Class Five. When Nas and Bella overhear a crook planning a daring robbery at the castle, they know just who to tell. The Boss is the smartest kid in school. Never outsmarted or outwitted, he's marshalled his class into a crime-fighting unit that could run rings round Interpol. And with the class heading for a field trip to the castle that very day, it's the perfect chance to find out what the thieves are up to - and just maybe catch them red-handed...

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This really is a story that deserves to be read in one, thrilling sitting, with the pace and the tension slowly ramping up throughout, until the breakneck speed of the ending finishes it all off so wonderfully well Forbidden Planet The Boss is the sort of 'kids outsmarting the adults

-good-factor ramped up to overload levels, The Boss is a welcome addition to the books collected from the pages of the DFC Broken Frontier Grippingly paced and intricately drawn -- Tom Gatti The Times The British comic is something quite unique and it's lovely to see it being reinterpreted for a modern reader ... Lots of fun and highly recommended as an introduction to comic books outside of the more well known publishers didyoueverstoptothink.wordpress.com

About the Author

Patrice Aggs has been illustrating children's books and magazines since 1979, working with authors such as Vivian French, Malorie Blackman and Philippa Gregory. She also provided the artwork for the Philip Pullman penned graphic novel Count Karlstein. Patrice's own books include The Visitor (Orchard Books) and The Giraffe Who Came to Dinner (Walker). John Aggs has a first class honours degree in illustration from University College, Falmouth. His Daedalus Blue webcomic was nominated for a Webcartoonists Choice award and he won first place in Tokyo Pop's second annual Rising Stars of Manga Award.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

John Aggs
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Publication date

3rd November 2011

ISBN

9780857560261


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