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Laika and her fellow street dogs are being trained up for the greatest adventure in history - a trip to the moon! But Laika can't wait to see the stars - so she hatches a plan with her friends to get her there all on her own . . . Join Laika and friends in The Great Rocket Robbery by Carnegie Medal-winning author Frank Cottrell-Boyce, illustrated by Steven Lenton - final destination: adventure!
whimsical, heart-wrenching and hilarious. - Scotsman, on Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
A wonderful and exciting story about friendship and appreciating what you have. -- Independent - Independent, on Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
A touching tale . . . told with wild humour and panache - Telegraph, on Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
a spiky, effervescent treat, like Spielberg's ET put in a blender with a bottle of Irn-Bru. - The Financial Times, on Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Wholly original and exceptionally funny - The Bookseller Book of the Month, on Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Full of heart and emotion that might just bring a tear to your eye. If it doesn't though it's still got lightsabers and alien space dogs. - Tom Fletcher, Tom Fletcher Book Club, on Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
Light-hearted and profound - Sunday Times Book of the Week, on Sputnik's Guide to Life on Earth
|Publication date:||28th February 2019|
|Publisher:||Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
|Genres:||Adventure Stories, Animals, Space|
A World Book Day Author 2019 Frank Cottrell Boyce is an accomplished, successful and award-winning author and screenwriter. His books have been shortlisted for a multitude of prizes, including the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize, the Whitbread Children's Fiction Award (now the Costa Book Award) and the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and Millions, his debut children's novel, won the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2004. Millions was was later turned into a film by Danny Boyle and it features in the Book Trust’s 100 Best Books List for 9-11 year olds. Frank is also a successful writer of film scripts and was the ...More About Frank Cottrell-Boyce