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Henderson's Boys: The Escape Book 1

by Robert Muchamore

Part of the Henderson's Boys Series

Henderson's Boys: The Escape Book 1 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.

Henderson's Boys: The Escape Book 1 Press Reviews

'Gripping and compelling' * - Carousel * This book was un-put-downable. It gripped me from start to finish, and was just as good as the CHERUB series, if not better! * Aaron, 14, First News * Muchamore's plain, punchy, often funny style ... is highly effective... This clever, tense novel is a great way of getting bored boys interested in history. * Amanda Craig, The Times * 'It has the feel of something quite big and satisfying... Muchamore's voice is fresh and direct.' * Daily Telegraph * has the feel of something quite big and satisfying ... Muchamore's voice is fresh and direct * The Daily Telegraph * This book was unputdownable. It gripped me from start to finish -- Aaron Marchant, aged 14 * First News * A brilliant series * Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle * Muchamore emphases the power of his child protagonists to endure, to keep fighting whatever the insanely unfair world of adults throws at them * Waterstone's Books Quarterly * Gripping adventure ... Muchamore, author of the equally excellent Cherub series, knows exactly how to write for teenagers and this is a fantastic * The Sun * Gripping and compelling, this leaves readers on the edge of their seats, waiting for the next exciting instalment * Carousel *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780340956489
Publication date: 5th February 2009
Author: Robert Muchamore
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 320 pages
Categories: Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage),

About Robert Muchamore

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

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