Children's, New & Recommended, Age 9-12
Paperback Published on: 01/08/2019
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A boy. A drone. And the danger below ...' ... a gripping adventure, with all the right ingredients.Local bullies, sinister villains, high-speed chases, terrorismplans, explosive weaponry, missing evidence and dramatic escapes.'BOOKTRUST'Filled with mystery, adventure and plenty of action, thisbook has lots of twists and turns and I didn't know what was goingto happen next.' BIG ISSUE NORTHEver since the accident, Tom's struggled with his mobility. Buthe has a secret escape: Skylark, his drone - through this technology,he can fly above his Lake District home, exploring his worldfrom a totally different perspective.But when he stumbles upon a terrorist plot, he knows no one willbelieve him.Maggie and Joel, a sister and brother on holiday in his auntscottage, are the only ones who can help ... but can they stop theplot in time?Shortlisted for the Times/Chicken House ChildrensFiction Competition 2017.A confident and exciting debut novel about friendship,bravery, terrorism and technology.Swallows and Amazons fora thoroughly modern readership.

  • Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781911490708
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Weight: 200g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 21 mm

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Excitement from the first page
My 9yr old son just read the first chapter and came to me, “Mum, this is really good, it starts with being exciting. Like, lots of books start with just t... READ MORE
Catherine Trotman
Absolutely loved it
Great narrative and excellent read. Perfect for the genre - thriller, spy, action with gentle pathos. Loved it. Hope there is a sequel.
Christopher Heron
A story full of cliff-hangers, danger and hope - I was hooked from beginning to end.
Spylark is a thrilling, adventure page-turner. A story full of cliff-hangers, danger and hope - I was hooked from beginning to end. It is told with beaut... READ MORE
Esme Graham