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Operation Gadgetman!
  • Published: 31 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446453681
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

Operation Gadgetman!




A thrilling detective story littered with wild and wonderful inventions from the award-winning author of PIG-HEART BOY and NOUGHTS AND CROSSES.

A thrilling detective story littered with wild and wonderful inventions from the award-winning author of PIG-HEART BOY and NOUGHTS AND CROSSES.

Beans calls her dad 'Gadgetman' because of the weird and wonderful gadgets he comes up with - everything from exploding biscuits to Spy Kits. But when Gadgetman accidentally invents a device that could be used to steal millions of pounds, the wrong people find out and Gadgetman is kidnapped! With the help of her friends - and her special Gadgetman Spy Kit - Beans is determined to track down the kidnappers and rescue her dad. But can she find Gadgetman before he is forced to hand over the details of his invention...?

  • Published: 31 May 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446453681
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 240

About the author

Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman has written over seventy books for children and young adults, including the Noughts & Crosses series, Thief and a science-fiction thriller, Chasing the Stars. Many of her books have also been adapted for stage and television, including a BAFTA-award-winning BBC production of Pig-Heart Boy and a Pilot Theatre stage adaptation by Sabrina Mahfouz of Noughts & Crosses. There is also a major BBC production of Noughts & Crosses, with Roc Nation (Jay-Z’s entertainment company) curating the soundtrack as executive music producer. In 2005 Malorie was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her distinguished contribution to the world of children’s books. In 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children’s literature, and between 2013 and 2015 she was the Children’s Laureate. Most recently Malorie wrote for the Doctor Who series on BBC One, and the fifth novel in her Noughts & Crosses series, Crossfire, was published by Penguin Random House Children’s in summer 2019.

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Praise for Operation Gadgetman!

'An exciting thriller, with code-breaking schoolgirl detectives' The Guardian

'Racy thriller... her characters are credible and the pace is kept up throughout. ... Some exciting twists and turns will keep readers guessing' The Daily Telegraph

A sparkling read.

Sunday Tribune

...clever and surprising. That's what's makes it so brilliant.

Olivia Ramsay, aged 9, The Sunday Express

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Kraze Club

'A thriller with lots of humour and suspense...a very accessible and exciting bok for younger readers.'

Writeaway!

'An exciting adventure story with a few surprises.'

Primary Times (Hampshire)

A brilliant mystery that will appeal to both boys and girls.

Families Magazine

A brilliant mystery that will appeal to both boys and girls.

My Child

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