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Bestselling Robert Muchamore continues his series about the young runaway kids and now agents who, recruited as spies, help to win World War Two. Translating messages from the German top brass about Eagle Day, the date on which they intend to invade England, the agents and their leader Charles Henderson use their intelligence to hatch a plan to destroy the invasion fleet. High stakes and high tension make this a thrilling addition to the series. Click here to view the first in the Henderson’s Boys series together with the titles in the author’s other series – Cherub. Lovereading comment: Guaranteed to set the pulse racing, Eagle Day is the second in the Henderson's Boys series from the bestselling and award-winning Robert Muchamore. If you know anyone who thinks history is boring or dull then get them hooked on history through Muchamore's writing instead. This series as well as his related Cherub series will inform and entertain like nothing else. With straightforward language; short snappy sentences even the most reluctant of readers will find this a straightforward and gripping series to read. Comment from the author:'In the Summer of 1940 Britain was fighting alone against superior German forces. Hitler planned to invade England before winter weather made it impossible and had set the invasion date for the second week of September. These days living in Britain feels pretty secure, so it's hard to imagine what it must have been like with bombs dropping out of the sky and the imminent threat of a German invasion. But of course, Henderson's Boys weren't going to sit back and let that happen.' Be sure to check out the other Robert Muchamore titles by clicking here.
Spring, 1943. The war is turning against Germany, but Hitler isn't giving up. In a secret bunker deep in occupied France, scientists are hard at work on Hitler's latest deadly weapon: code name FZG-76. Back in England Henderson's boys will need to undergo advanced sniper training if they've any chance of infiltrating the bunker. Parachuting into occupied France, they track down a secret dossier filled with invaluable material - and uncover the meaning of the enigmatic code. For official purposes, these children do not exist.
One of Henderson's best agents is being held captive in Frankfurt. A set of forged record cards could be his ticket to freedom, but might just as easily become his death warrant. A vital mission awaits him in France - if he can find a way to escape. The fifth adventure in the Henderson's Boys series: find out how CHERUB began!
Shortlisted for the Independent Booksellers' Book Prize 2010. Best-selling author of the Cherub series, Robert Muchamore launches a powerful and pacy new series about children working undercover. The year is 1940, the place is Paris. Hitler’s army is sweeping towards the city and millions of French civilians are on the run. British spy Charles Henderson is determined to reach two British children who are being hunted by German agents. His best way of doing so is with the help of another child. It doesn’t take him long to realise that the best hope the British have of winning the war is to use children. But can he convince the Secret Service and how can he keep them hidden? The shortlisted titles for the 2010 Independent Booksellers' Award were: Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo Dog Loves Books by Louise Yates Auslander by Paul Dowswell Dogs by Emily Gravett The Unfinished Angel by Sharon Creech Henderson’s Boys: The Escape by Robert Muchamore Ostrich Boys by Keith Gray What’s for Dinner Mr Gum? by Andy Stanton Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce The Last Leopard by Lauren St John Revolver by Marcus Sedgwick The Silver Blade by Sally Gardner Be sure to check out the other Robert Muchamore titles by clicking here including the second in the Henderson's Boys series - Eagle Day.
Another thrilling adventure for the hidden boys recruited into Henderson’s secret army. It is 1941; Britain is at war and the government needs the biggest network of underground agents it can muster. Training kids who can outsmart adults when they are parachuted into unknown territory is a daring plan. Especially since these kids do not officially exist… Check out which books have inspired Robert Muchamore either in his childhood or along his writing journey.
Spring, 1941. German submarines are prowling the North Atlantic, sinking ships filled with the food, fuel and weapons that Britain needs to survive. With the Royal Navy losing the war at sea, six young agents must sneak into Nazi-occupied Europe and sabotage a submarine base on France's western coast. If the submarines aren't stopped, the British people will starve.
Summer, 1944. As Allied soldiers prepare to land in France, Marc and his friends must destroy a battalion of German tanks that could halt the invasion in its tracks. The tide of war has turned against the Nazis, but desperation has made them more brutal than ever. Henderson's Boys' final mission will be their most dangerous. With food and weapons in short supply, survival is the biggest challenge of all.
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