CHERUB: The Recruit: Book 1 - CHERUB (Paperback)
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CHERUB: The Recruit: Book 1 - CHERUB (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 15/04/2004
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The first title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! James hits rock bottom before he's offered a new start in an intriguing organisation ...

A terrorist doesn't let strangers in her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. The terrorist doesn't know that one of these kids has bugged every room in her house, made copies of all her computer files and stolen her address book. The kid works for CHERUB.

CHERUB agents are aged between ten and seventeen. They live in the real world, slipping under adult radar and getting information that sends criminals and terrorists to jail.

For official purposes, these children do not exist.

Praise for the CHERUB series:
'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true' - Sunday Express
'Crackling tension and high-octane drama' - Daily Mail
'A really good book that you could re-read over and over again' - Guardian
'Pacy writing, punchy dialogue and a gripping plot, it's got it all' - Daily Express
'Fast-moving action ... and cool gadgets!' - The Times

Visit cherubcampus.com - the essential internet destination, packed with exclusive content and with in-depth biographies of CHERUB characters, out-takes and bonus stories.

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
ISBN: 9780340881538
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 23 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
[A] pacey spy thriller... taut writing and powerful descriptions * Time Out *
This series is easy to get hooked on and will keep you enthralled for days .. a surefire winner * Yorkshire Evening Post *
Cracking stuff * Aberdeen Evening Express *
Fast-paced, all-action, absolutely addictive * Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle *
Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true * Sunday Express *
A tough, unsentimental and wonderfully imaginative story * Bournemouth Daily Echo *
An exciting, swiftly moving tale * School Librarian *
Action all the way * Ireland on Sunday *
A thoroughly enjoyable book ... gripping and one that will stay with you for a while -- Oliver Seymour, aged 12 * Surrey Today *
I give this book 10 out of 10 because I could never put it down * The Guardian *
Packed full of non-stop James Bond style action and is very funny too -- Lewis Fairfax, aged 12 * Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle *
Exciting and definitely unputdownable! * Essex Chronicle *
Praise for books in the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.' * Sunday Express *
You can't put this book down ... full of adventure and mischief with just a touch of romance! * Gloucestershire Echo *
'Crackling tension and high-octane drama.' * Daily Mail *
'A really good book that you could re-read over and over again.' * Guardian *
'Pacy writing, punchy dialogue and a gripping plot, it's got it all.' * Daily Express *
'Fast-moving action ... and cool gadgets!' * The Times *

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“Best book I've ever read”

One word; wow. Naturally, I read extremely slow, however, because of the gripping, funny and generally awesome storyline I couldn't put it down. I finished it in a couple of hours - unlike most books. CHERUB: The... More

Paperback edition
17th February 2015
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“The Recruit”

The army style training James goes through when he is recruited by the CHERUB organisation feels so realistic that I found myself willing him to get through it and onto his first mission. All the characters felt... More

Paperback edition
31st March 2008
Helpful? Upvote 51

“The Recruit”

Why is it that everyone stereotypes these books as 'boy books'? I love this book, and the rest of the series, and I am a girl! This book is really exciting, cool, funny and very real. I really enjoyed it and... More

Paperback edition
26th April 2009
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