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Eyebrow-raisingly, heart-stoppingly pacey adventures starring the boy every would-be teen superhero wants to be, the Alex Rider books are now available as stylish graphic novels. The medium is perfect for these adrenaline-filled stories and, in the hands of some of the best comics artists of the day, the book looks terrific. The whole story is compressed into 176 colourful pages, action conveyed entirely through the illustrations and speech-bubble dialogue and it has all the excitement and thrill of the novel – the shock ending will leave readers gaping! Great stuff for fans of Alex Rider old and new, and a super accessible version of an excellent children’s book. ~ Andrea Reece
In the fifth book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz, teenage spy Alex travels to Venice to discover the truth about his past. But the truth lies with a criminal organization known as Scorpia, and Alex must make a choice ...work for MI6 once more, or betray everything he believes in.
There are Graphic Novels for these Alex Rider adventures -
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 Scorpia. You can read their full reviews here.
Praise for the Alex Rider Graphic Novel series:
“A wholly successful adaptation” - The School Librarian
|Publication date:||5th February 2015|
|Author:||Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston|
|Illustrator:||Kanako Damerum, Yuzuru Takasaki|
|Publisher:||Walker Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
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 ...More About Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston