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The Escape

Book 1

By Robert Muchamore

  • E-Book
  • £P.O.R.

The very first CHERUB adventure is about to begin ...

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.

Biographical Notes

Robert Muchamore was born in Islington in 1972 and spent thirteen years working as a private investigator. He loves Arsenal and watching people fall down holes. He hates swimming and getting chased by cows.

He was inspired to start writing by his nephew`s complaints about the lack of anything for him to read!

The CHERUB series has now become a number one bestseller in several countries.

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  • ISBN: 9781444910414
  • Publication date: 15 Dec 2011
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  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
Gripping and compelling, this leaves readers on the edge of their seats, waiting for the next exciting instalment — Carousel
Gripping adventure ... Muchamore, author of the equally excellent Cherub series, knows exactly how to write for teenagers and this is a fantastic — The Sun
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
A brilliant series — Newcastle Upon Tyne Evening Chronicle
This book was unputdownable. It gripped me from start to finish — Aaron Marchant, aged 14, First News
A brilliant series. — Newcastle Chronicle
has the feel of something quite big and satisfying ... Muchamore's voice is fresh and direct — The Daily Telegraph
'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.' (The Escape) — Amanda Craig, The Times
'It has the feel of something quite big and satisfying...Muchamore's voice is fresh and direct.' (The Escape) — The Daily Telegraph
Mixes espionage and gritty realism when dealing with children in the midst of a war — Waterstones Quarterly, March 2009
This book was un-putdownable. It gripped me from start to finish, and was just as good as the CHERUB series, if not better. — Aaron, 14, First News
Praise for books in the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.' — The Sunday Express