Skeleton Key : [the graphic novel] /

On a routine mission at the Wimbledon tennis championships, reluctant teenage spy Alex Rider gets caught up in Chinese gangs, illegal nuclear weapons, and the suspect plans of his Russian host, General Sarov.

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Main Author: Horowitz, Anthony, 1955-
Other Authors: Johnston, Antony.
Damerum, Kanako,
(Illustrator)

Takasaki, Yuzuru,
(Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Philomel Books, c2009.
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Main Author:Horowitz, Anthony, 1955-
Summary:On a routine mission at the Wimbledon tennis championships, reluctant teenage spy Alex Rider gets caught up in Chinese gangs, illegal nuclear weapons, and the suspect plans of his Russian host, General Sarov.

Alex Rider will soon be a star in his very own TV series!

Alex Rider- manga style!

For fans of the Alex Rider graphic novels Stormbreaker and Point Blank , the wait is finally over. Alex is back! Featuring the same actionpacked, manga-esque style as the previous installments, Skeleton Key brings all the thrills and gadgetry to life in colorful, page-turning form.

For readers of this worldwide phenomenon, or for those just discovering it, Skeleton Key: The Graphic Novel is sure to excite.

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General Notes:"Based on the original novel Skeleton Key"--Colophon.
Subtitle from cover.
"Alex Rider."
Physical Description:1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm.
ISBN:9780399254185 (pbk.) :
0399254188 (pbk.) :
Author Notes:

Author and television scriptwriter Anthony Horowitz was born in Stanmore, England on April 5, 1956. At the age of eight, he was sent to a boarding school in London. He graduated from the University of York and published his first book, Enter Frederick K. Bower (1979), when he was 23. He writes mostly children's books, including the Alex Rider series, The Power of Five series, and the Diamond Brothers series.

The Alex Rider series is about a 14-year-old boy becoming a spy and was made into a movie entitled Stormbreaker. He has won numerous awards including the 1989 Lancashire Children's Book of the Year Award for Groosham Grange and the 2003 Red House Children's Book Award for Skeleton Key. He also writes novels for adults including The Killing Joke and The Magpie Murders. He has created Foyle's War and Midsomer Murders for television as well as written episodes for Poirot and Murder Most Horrid. He made The New York Times Best Seller list with his titles The House of Silk Russian Roulette: The Story of an Assassin and Moriarity.Most recently he was commissioned by the Ian Fleming Estate to write the James Bond novel Trigger Mortis. Anthony was awarded an OBE for his services to literature in January 2014.

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