The Escape (Henderson's Boys #1)
It is the summer of 1940, Hitler's army is advancing towards Paris, and millions of French civilians are on the run. Amid 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 12-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.
The very first CHERUB adventure is about to begin ...
Shortlisted for Independent Booksellers' Book of the Year Award: Children's Book of the Year 2010.
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 and spent thirteen years working 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! Learn more at www.muchamore.com.