Author(s): Robert Muchamore
An airliner explodes over the Atlantic leaving 345 people dead. Crash investigators suspect terrorism, but they're getting nowhere.
A distressed twelve-year-old calls a police hotline and blames his father for the explosion. It could be a breakthrough, but there's no hard evidence and the boy has a history of violence and emotional problems.
Only CHERUB agents can unearth the truth. They're trained professionals with one essential advantage: adults never suspect that children are spying on them.
For official purposes, these children do not exist.
And now: a new cover look for this number one bestselling series!
A new cover look for the number one bestselling CHERUB series! In the ninth title, James is getting into trouble on campus, while Lauren has an air crash to investigate ...
Winner of Independent Booksellers' Week Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2008.
Praise for books in the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.' - The Sunday Express 'An excellent start to a promising series. It is every boy's wish to be a spy, and this book will enthrall every single one of them.' - The Bookseller 'An exciting, swiftly moving tale' - School Librarian 'A fast-paced action thriller, which should turn into a fantastic series - if James manages to live that long.' - Young Post
Robert Muchamore was born in Islington in 1972. He still lives there, and works as a private investigator. He was inspired to create the CHERUB series by his nephews' complaints about the lack of anything for them to read!