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The Blackthorn key

By: Sands, Kevin

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Part of the The Blackthorn series series
014136064X / 9780141360645
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20 cm 307 pages : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Children's (6-12)  Learn More
Quiz No: 229384, Points 10.00, Book Level 4.60,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More

Follow the clues. Crack the code. Stay alive. Potions, puzzles and the occasional explosion are all in a day's work for young apothecary Christopher Rowe.

Murder is another matter. It's a dangerous time to be the apprentice of Benedict Blackthorn.

A wave of mysterious murders has sent shockwaves through London, and soon Christopher finds himself on the run.

His only allies are his best friend, Tom, courageous Molly, and a loyal feathered friend, Bridget.

His only clues are a coded message about his master's most dangerous project, and a cryptic warning - 'Tell no one!'The race is on for Christopher: crack the code and uncover its secret, or become the next victim . . . A brilliant, fast-paced adventure perfect for fans of Percy Jackson.


5AL Interest age: from c 10 years, YFB General fiction (Children's / Teenage)

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