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Skeleton Key Graphic Novel

By Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston
Illustrated by Kanako & Yuzuru

A stylish new edition of the acclaimed graphic novel adaptation of Alex Rider's third thrilling mission.

The hazy days of Wimbledon are the unlikely first link in a terrifying chain of events. Alex Rider, reluctant teenage spy, is forced into hiding after his recce mission as a ballboy makes him a target for a murderous Chinese gang. Sent to the island Skeleton Key, Alex is thrown into further danger as from there, General Sarov – an insane Russian – has plans to destroy the world. Alone, with just a handful of gadgets, Alex must outwit Sarov as the seconds tick away…

  • An explosive new cover look to tie in with the latest design for the trade editions of the series.
  • Over 30,000 copies of Skeleton Key Graphic Novel sold across the Walker group to date.
  • Following the triumphant, international publication of Stormbreaker: The Graphic Novel, the whole Alex Rider graphic novel series has gained wide recognition among reviewers, fans and literacy experts. With literacy levels among children in the UK lower than ever, this is a series of books that will offer an accessible and compelling alternative for reluctant readers.

About the author

Anthony Horowitz is the author of the number one bestselling Alex Rider books and The Power of Five series. He has enjoyed huge success as a writer for both children and adults, most recently with the latest adventure in the Alex Rider series, Russian Roulette and the highly acclaimed Sherlock Holmes novels The House of Silk and Moriarty. Anthony was also chosen by the Ian Fleming estate to write the new James Bond novel, Trigger Mortis. Anthony has won numerous awards, including the Bookseller Association/Nielsen Author of the Year Award, the Children’s Book of the Year Award at the British Book Awards, and the Red House Children’s Book Award. Anthony was awarded an OBE for Services to Literature. He has also created and written many major television series, including Midsomer Murders, Injustice, Collision and the award-winning Foyle’s War. Kanako and Yuzuru, two sisters from Japan, collaborate to produce Manga-style art for comics and graphic novels. Yuzuru is an illustrator and lives in Tokyo; Kanako is a graphic designer and lives in London.

ISBN: 9781406366341
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 1, 2016
Dimensions: 171 x 247mm, 176pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $19.99
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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