Literary Strengths: * Alex Shearer's trademark fast pace and high suspense * A heady mixture of genres * Multiple text forms Themes: * Forced child labour * Friendship * Evil adults! Perfect for teaching! * Explore genre * Study the craft of suspense * Analyse writing styles that suit different purposes Longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Children's Book Award 2007.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 232 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
- Publication Date: 23/01/2007
- Category: Thrillers (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9780435131357