The Recruit: Book 1 (CHERUB)

The Recruit: Book 1 (CHERUB)

ISBN13: 9780340881538
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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. And now: a new cover look for this number one bestselling series, which was chosen to be part of World Book Night 2014!

Type Book
Number Of Pages 352
Item Height 196 mm
Item Width 26 mm
Item Weight 240 Gram
Product Dimensions 26 x 196 x 128
Publisher Hodder Children's Books
Format Paperback | 352
Book Overview A new cover look for the number one bestselling CHERUB series! In the first title, James hits rock bottom before he's offered a new start in an intriguing organisation ...
Prizes Winner of Red House Children's Book Awards: Books for Older Readers 2005.

[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 *

Robert Muchamore was born in Islington in 1972 and spent thirteen years working as a private investigator. He loves Arsenal and watching people fall down holes. He hates swimming and getting chased by cows. He was inspired to start writing by his nephew's complaints about the lack of anything for him to read! His books are now bestsellers in many countries around the world. For more information, go to