- WALKER BOOKS
STORMBREAKER GRAPHIC NOVEL
This is a bold and stylish reissue of the groundbreaking and hugely popular graphic adaptation of Alex Rider's very first mission. Forcibly recruited into MI6 after the mysterious death of his guardian, fourteen-year-old Alex is sent to infiltrate the organization of a sinister billionaire. Within days he's gone from schoolboy to superspy - and it looks like his first assignment may be his last...This is a slick, clean, stylishly crafted and coloured graphic adaptation bringing to life all the adventure, thrills and spills of this bestselling story. Following the triumphant, international publication of "Stormbreaker: The Graphic Novel", the whole graphic novel series has gained wide recognition among reviewers, fans and literacy experts. Recent government initiatives encourage us to examine the reading habits of boys - with literacy levels among children in the UK lower than ever. This is a series of books that may offer an accessible and compelling alternative for otherwise reluctant readers.