Spylark (Paperback)Danny Rurlander (author)
A boy. A drone. And the danger below ...
' ... a gripping adventure, with all the right ingredients.
Local bullies, sinister villains, high-speed chases, terrorism
plans, explosive weaponry, missing evidence and dramatic escapes.'
'Filled with mystery, adventure and plenty of action, this
book has lots of twists and turns and I didn't know what was going
to happen next.' BIG ISSUE NORTH
Ever since the accident, Tom's struggled with his mobility. But
he has a secret escape: Skylark, his drone - through this technology,
he can fly above his Lake District home, exploring his world
from a totally different perspective.
But when he stumbles upon a terrorist plot, he knows no one will
Maggie and Joel, a sister and brother on holiday in his aunts
cottage, are the only ones who can help ... but can they stop the
plot in time?
Shortlisted for the Times/Chicken House Childrens
Fiction Competition 2017.
A confident and exciting debut novel about friendship,
bravery, terrorism and technology.
Swallows and Amazons for
a thoroughly modern readership.
Publisher: Chicken House Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 21 mm
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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 telling you stuff about the character and then half way through... More
“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.
“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.
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