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The Devil and His Boy

Written by Anthony Horowitz

The Devil and His Boy Synopsis

Chase through the streets of Elizabethan London in this historical adventure from the creator of Alex Rider. London is dirty, distant and dangerous ... but that's where orphan Tom Falconer is heading. And he's got a whole assortment of vicious criminals hot on his heels. Tom is helpless and alone until he meets Moll Cutpurse, a thirteen-year-old pickpocket. Together they find themselves chased across the city by the murderous Ratsey. But it's only on the first night of a new play - The Devil and his Boy - that Tom realizes that the fate of the Queen and indeed the entire country rests in his hands.

The Devil and His Boy Press Reviews

A very exciting story with plenty of plot twists to keep you gripped to the end * Primary Times (West London) * Evocatively written, the period springs alive with vivid characterisation and settings in the hands of a master storyteller. This is the way to bring history to life for children and to get them to engage with the subject - a brilliant story * Parents in Touch *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781406357684
Publication date: 17th April 2014
Author: Anthony Horowitz
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 192 pages

About Anthony Horowitz

Anthony Horowitz is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and the Power of Five Series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults. He was invited by the Ian Fleming estate to write the James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis and his most recent novel, Magpie Murders was a Sunday Times bestseller. Anthony also wrote the highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels, The House of Silk and Moriarty. He has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children's Book of the Year Award at the British ...

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