The Squad: White Fear-9780141337814

The Squad: White Fear

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By: Palmer, Tom
Format: Paperback / softback
Published By: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Date of Publication: 06/09/12
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780141337814
Dimensions in mm: 170 x 196 x 17
Description: White Fear is the second must-have title in Tom Palmer's brilliant spy thriller new series The Squad. Perfect for readers of 10+ and all fans of Anthony Horowitz and Robert Muchamore's Cherub. A team of spies. Highly Trained. Super-intelligent. Thirteen years old. . . THEY ARE THE SQUAD. The Squad have been summoned to the deadly and frozen land of the Arctic Circle by the British Prime Minister who has heard of their growing reputation as brilliant young spies. An unknown criminal is trying to hijack a world conference about the precious and much fought-over fuels that lie below the arctic ice. To prevent an international war breaking out, Lily, Lesh, Hatty, Adnan and Kester go undercover to find out who it is and stop them. But the beauty of the icy mountains and deep fjords hide some dangerous secrets and someone will do anything to make sure that the Squad don't discover them . . . Praise for Tom Palmer:'Scores with the precision of a Ronaldo free kick' Sunday TimesAs well as being a huge football fan, Tom Palmer has an international reputation in reader development. He is a coordinator of the Reading Partners consortium, works with The Reading Agency, Booktrust and the National Literacy Trust, and has been the official writer for the Premier League Reading Stars scheme for five years. He also teaches annually for the Arvon Foundation, and has travelled around the world to train librarians and teachers in techniques to encourage boys to read. He is the bestselling author of Football Academy and The Foul Play series, in which the first book was nominated for the Blue Peter Award, Book that I Can't Put Down.