Author(s): Robert Muchamore
Over the years, CHERUB has put plenty of criminals behind bars. Now, for the first time ever, they've got to break one out ...Under American law, kids convicted of serious crimes can be sentenced as adults. Two hundred and eighty of these child criminals live in the sunbaked desert prison of Arizona Max. In one of the most dangerous CHERUB missions ever, James Adams has to go undercover inside Arizona Max, befriend an inmate and then bust him out. CHERUB kids are trained professionals, working in everyday situations. Their essential advantage: adults never suspect that children are spying on them. For official purposes, these children do not exist. And now: a new cover look for this number one bestselling series!
A new cover look for the number one bestselling CHERUB series! In the third title, James has to bust an inmate out of a high-security US prison ...
The Recruit: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.' - The Sunday Express 'An excellent start to a promising series. It is every boy's wish to be a spy, and this book will enthrall every single one of them.' - The Bookseller 'An exciting, swiftly moving tale' - School Librarian 'A fast-paced action thriller, which should turn into a fantastic series - if James manages to live that long.' - Young Post 'I loved this book.' - Caroline Lawrence, author of The Roman Mysteries 'It's action all the way as we follow the new recruit's rapid development and no doubt Muchamore's nephews will, like me, be cheering him every step of the way.' - Ireland on Sunday
Robert Muchamore was born in Islington in 1972. He still lives there, and works as a private investigator. He was inspired to create the CHERUB series by his nephews' complaints about the lack of anything for them to read! CHERUB: The Recruit was Robert's first book and won the Red House Children's Book Award 2005 in the Older Readers Category.