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Best-selling author Charlie Higson has created a chilling world in his thrilling Zombie series. Not only have all the adults – older siblings and parents – lost their minds and become hopeless has-beens but there is the horrific danger of the Collector. How can the children survive in their broken world and, in particular, how can they keep themselves safe from the child-seeking Collector? A tense story about survival against the odds, The Fear, the third in the series, is devilishly creepy and seriously spine tingling. A delight for all those who like to be seriously scared.
The Enemy is coming for you ...He doesn't know it but Dog Nut is about to set off a chain of events that will affect every kid in the city. The sickness struck everyone over the age of fourteen. Mothers and fathers, older brothers, sisters and best friends. No one escaped its touch. And now children across London are being hunted by ferocious grown-ups ...They're hungry. They're bloodthirsty. And they aren't giving up. Dog Nut and the rest of his crew want to find their lost friends, and set off on a deadly mission from the Tower of London to Buckingham Palace and beyond, as the sickos lie in wait. But who are their friends and who is the enemy in this changed world?
Prepare to be scared ! To whet your appetite, here's a trailer with a twist:
Kids love to read and so in addition to our Lovereading expert review, some of our Lovereading4kids Reader Review Panel were also lucky enough to read and review the first title in the series, The Enemy. You can read their reviews below.
Praise for The Enemy Series:
'Lord of the Flies with zombies ... tons of nail-biting action!' Rick Riordan, creator of Percy Jackson
'Brutal, blood-soaked, full of zombies ... it's ace' FHM.com
‘Higson has got the balance of blood and gore just right’ Daily Mirror
‘The Enemy scores with its brutal vision of a post-apocalyptic world’ – Financial Times
‘…the creepiness of the sequel make this increasingly like a John Wyndham survival story for ghoulish kids of 11+’ - Amanda Craig, The Times
‘Verdict: 8/10. Roll on the third novel!’ - Total Sci-fi
Publication date: 05/04/2012
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||15th September 2011|
|Publisher:||Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
Charlie Higson is a well-known writer of screenplays and novels, including the phenomenally successful Young Bond series. He is also a performer and co-creator of 'The Fast Show' and Radio Four's award-winning 'Down the Line' series - recently made into a popular BBC2 sketch show, 'Bellamy's People'. Charlie is a big fan of horror films and is now hoping to give a great many children sleepless nights with his The Enemy series. The Young Bond books have, to date, sold over a million copies in the UK and been translated into 24 different languages. The Young Bond titles are ...More About Charlie Higson