Shortlisted for the Independent Booksellers Book Award 2011 This spectacular time travel series from the pen of Alex Scarrow just gets better and better. The first two were brilliant; this is the third and it's even better. All-action adventure time travel that will take you back to Sherwood Forest where the three Time Riders must unravel a cryptic code before someone else gets their hands on it. With a fast-moving plot it's the sort of book that will get reluctant readers away from their electronic devices and into a book. Click here to visit the Time Riders website.
This may be Book 8 and the series a major number one bestseller already but many new fans are still jumping in to this terrific time travel adventure, so if it's time travel you're looking for then look no further than this series created by Alex Scarrow's. In this one The Mayans get a time-travel makeover - just the ticket for fans of Dr Who or Indiana Jones but keep the books to yourself - dads have been known to squirrel them away for their own reading pleasure! You can also find out more at the www.time-riders.co.uk website - including games, competitions, blogs and exclusive content.
Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026. But all three have been given a second chance - to work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history... Click here to catch up on this fantastic series and see all the Time Riders books.
Liam O'Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026. But all three have been given a second chance - to work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history... This is book five in the bestselling TimeRiders series by Alex Scarrow. Ancient Rome gets a time-travel makeover! Book 1 in this series was the winner of the 2011 Red House Children's Book Award for older readers and was nominated for the Galaxy Children's Book Award and the Carnegie Medal. It was also Penguin UK's first ever number one on the iBookstore. Click here to visit the TimeRiders series website.
Galaxy Children's Book Award shortlist 2010. This is a thrilling action adventure which hurtles across time and place at breakneck speed. Three children are on the bring of death: Liam is about to drown as the Titanic sinks in 1912, Maddy is on an aeroplane fitted with a device which will destroy it in 2010 while Sal looks set to die in a fire in 2026. Each is offered a deal which means saying goodbye to their old lives… for a price. Meeting up and working together, the three make an unbeatable team fighting to save the world from imminent disaster. Freddie, aged 11, loves Time Riders too: I really enjoyed Time Riders ! The writer's imagination amazed me and I learnt a lot of historical facts. Two of the main characters are girls but it is still definitely a book that boys would enjoy. Finally it was action-packed and all 11 year olds love action! I cannot wait until the next book in the series. Click here to visit the Time Riders website and here to see all the Time Riders books.
Get ready for the incredible 9th book in Alex Scarrow's number 1 bestselling time-travel adventure series, TimeRiders. The end is approaching for the TimeRiders. In a final effort to prevent time travel destroying history, Liam and Maddy jump forward to 2070 to confront the enigmatic Waldstein and prove once and for all if he is friend or foe. What they discover is more shocking than anyone could have imagined and soon the TimeRiders are on one final mission - back to Biblical times to save the whole of humanity...
February 2013 Book of the Month A fast-pace thriller that crosses boundaries effortlessly hurtling through time as three teenagers fight to save history from destruction. Liam, Maddy and Sal should never have met as they were alive at different times. Now they should all be dead but, having been given a second chance to live as TimeRiders, they joyride back to 1666 and the Great Fire of London. They knew the risks the fire posed but had no idea that their lives would be turned upside down by pirates! Liam and Rashim, the TimeRiders newest recruit, need all every once of bravery and cunning to survive.
The best-selling TimeRiders are back in a thrilling new adventure! From the devastation caused by the destruction of the Twin Towers in New York City on September 11, 2001, back to the shadows of Victorian London and onto a future world mid-way through this century, a bunch of kids with very special powers do their best to make use of it to do good in the world. A potent mix of high-octane action and thoughtful reflection on what makes the world a good place to be in.
A World Book Day 'Recommended Read' for 2011. Lovers of time travelling adventure will be mesmerised by this second title in the Time Riders series. Three children from different times – Liam, who should have died at sea in 1912, Maddy whose life was to have ended in a plane crash in 2010 and Sal thought to have been burnt to death in a fire – have all been given a second chance by an agency designed to prevent time travel from changing history. Their new lives are put in danger when Maddy misguidedly opens a time window that leads back sixty-five million years to a world full of deadly dinosaurs. Will they stay safe and will they also be able to stop the past from being changed? This is the second in the Time Riders series; the first is Time Riders. Click here to visit the Time Riders website
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