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The Great Rocket Robbery: World Book Day 2019

Written by Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Illustrated by Steven Lenton

Adventure Stories Animals Featured Books for 9+ readers Space

The Great Rocket Robbery: World Book Day 2019 Synopsis

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!

The Great Rocket Robbery: World Book Day 2019 Press Reviews

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

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ISBN: 9781529012651
Publication date: 28/02/2019
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781529012651
Publication date: 28th February 2019
Author: Frank Cottrell-Boyce
Illustrator: Steven Lenton
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 112 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: Adventure Stories, Animals, Space

About Frank Cottrell-Boyce

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 ...

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