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Chase

By: Barclay, Linwood

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Part of the Chase series
1510102191 / 9781510102194
Paperback
813.6
27/06/2017
Stock expected by 23/09/2019
England
20 cm 245 pages
Children / Juvenile  Learn More
Quiz No: 233141, Points 7.00, Book Level 4.70,
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More

Get ready to run . . . an edge-of-your-seat thriller with bite from international bestselling author Linwood Barclay, in his first novel for 9-12 year olds. Chipper is a very special dog. As part of a top-secret, multi-million dollar experiment to create the ultimate canine spy technology, Chipper's whole life has been spent within the walls of a secret organization known only as The Institute.

Chipper is supposed to be more machine than mutt, but something's wrong and The Institute knows it.

He's about to be terminated. Across the state, twelve-year-old orphan Jeff Conway is working all hours at his aunt Flo's lakeside cabin business.

He misses his parents, his old life, and the dog he had to leave behind. When Chipper escapes and his and Jeff's paths collide, dog and boy find themselves tangled up in the most dangerous game of chase imaginable... Winner of the Arthur Ellis award for Best Kid's Crime NovelDanger, secrets and thrilling suspense in Linwood Barclay's action-packed first novel for children.

BIC:

4KHJ For National Curriculum Key Stage 2, 5AK Interest age: from c 9 years, YFCB Thrillers (Children's / Teenage), YFG Science fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFP Animal stories (Children's / Teenage)

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