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A 2014 World Book Night selection.
Brimming with the intrigue and suspense that made John Grisham a number one international bestseller and the undisputed master of the legal thriller, Theodore Boone will keep readers guessing and pages turning in this his debut thriller for teen/young adult readers.
March 2011 Book of the Month.
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Theodore Boone by John Grisham
Half the man, twice the lawyer. In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he's only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he's one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk - and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great trial lawyer, of a life in the courtroom. But Theo finds himself in court much sooner than he expected. Because he knows so much - maybe too much - he is suddenly dragged into the middle of a sensational murder trial. A cold-blooded killer is about to go free, and only Theo knows the truth. The stakes are high, but Theo won't stop until justice is served.
'Not since Nancy Drew has a nosy, crime-obsessed kid been so hard to resist.'
The New York Times
'Gripping... I would recommend this book to anyone who loves a good mystery. I think everyone will be enthralled by Theodore Boone.'
'There's a new kid on the young fiction block, and this one really does have serious powers: Theodore Boone, half-boy, half-lawyer... fans will be pleased to know there will be more of Theo's adventures to come.'
'If you aspire to turn your children into lawyers who will keep you in your old age, John Grisham's Theodore Boone, his first novel for young people, might be for you'. -- Sunday Times
'Nobody does legal fiction better'
'a master of his craft'
About the Author
Publication date3rd March 2011
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PublisherHodder & Stoughton Paperbacks an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Interest Age: From 8
CategoriesThrillers (Children's / Teenage)
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