Crocodile Tears (Alex Rider #8) (Paperback)
Other Books in Series
This is book number 8 in the Alex Rider series.
- #1: Stormbreaker (Alex Rider #1) (Paperback): $8.99
- #2: Point Blank (Alex Rider #2) (Paperback): $8.99
- #3: Skeleton Key (Alex Rider #3) (Paperback): $8.99
- #4: Eagle Strike (Alex Rider #4) (Paperback): $8.99
- #5: Scorpia (Alex Rider #5) (Paperback): $8.99
- #6: Ark Angel (Alex Rider #6) (Paperback): $8.99
- #7: Snakehead (Alex Rider #7) (Paperback): $8.99
- #9: Scorpia Rising (Alex Rider #9) (Paperback): $8.99
- #10: Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin (Alex Rider #10) (Paperback): $8.99
- #11: Never Say Die (Alex Rider #11) (Paperback): $8.99
Alex Rider will soon be a star in his very own TV series!
Alex Rider is an orphan turned teen superspy who's saving the world one mission at a time—from #1 New York Times bestselling author!
A charity broker con artist has raised millions of dollars in donations, only to invest them in a form of genetically modified corn that has the power to release an airborne strain of virus so powerful it can knock out an entire country in one windy day. A catastrophe so far-reaching that it would raise millions of dollars more in charitable donations, all of which would be embezzled by one man. The antidote? Alex Rider, of course, who survives gunfire, explosions, and hand-to-hand combat with mercenaries--just another day in the life of an average kid.
From the author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty.
About the Author
Anthony Horowitz (anthonyhorowitz.com) is a world-renowned screenwriter for film and television, having received multiple awards. And he is, of course, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Alex Rider novels, which have become bestsellers the world over, spawned a major motion picture, and a line of graphic novels. A master of the spy thriller, Anthony is the only writer authorized by both the Arthur Conan Doyle and Ian Fleming Estates to write original Sherlock Holmes and James Bond novels, respectively. Anthony lives with his wife in London, England; they are parents to two grown boys. Follow Anthony on Twitter @AnthonyHorowitz.
A fun, fast-moving middle-grade adventure story with lots of humor. After feisty Maeve gets in trouble once again at her Victorian London boarding school for "Upright Young Ladies" she's forced to sort through the school's garbage. Amazingly, she discovers an old sardine tin that contains a grouchy djinni and his 3 wishes. After her first wish is wasted and her secret's been exposed, others try to steal the djinni for their own selfish purposes. Maeve, with the help of her roommate, Alive, and Tom, an orphan boy, has to use her ingenuity and spunk to retrieve her djinni and decide what to do with her last wish. Along the way she learns a lot about herself and about friendship means. Will she use her last wish for her own dreams, or will she be a true friend and give it away?
Ages 8+ - reviewed by Nikki