Henderson's Boys: The Escape

Robert Muchamore

10-12 years
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05 February 2009
9780340956489
320 pages
Synopsis

Summer, 1940.

Hitler's army is advancing towards Paris, and millions of French civilians are on the run.

Amidst the chaos, two British children are being hunted by German agents.

British spy Charles Henderson tries to reach them first, but he can only do it with the help of a twelve-year-old French orphan.

The British secret service is about to discover that kids working undercover will help to win the war.

For official purposes, these children do not exist.

Gripping and compelling, this leaves readers on the edge of their seats, waiting for the next exciting instalment

Carousel

Gripping adventure ... Muchamore, author of the equally excellent Cherub series, knows exactly how to write for teenagers and this is a fantastic

The Sun

Muchamore emphases the power of his child protagonists to endure, to keep fighting whatever the insanely unfair world of adults throws at them

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