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Itch

Author: Simon Mayo
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet Itch - an accidental, accident-prone hero. Science is his weapon. Elements are his gadgets. This is Alex Rider with Geek-Power! Itchingham Lofte - known as Itch - is fourteen, and loves science - especially chemistry. He's also an element-hunter: he's decided to collect all the elements in the periodic table. Which has some interesting and rather destructive results in his bedroom ... Then, Itch makes a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Teen fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Science fiction
Suspense fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Mayo
ISBN: 9780857531308 0857531301 9781446495414 1446495418 9780857531315 085753131X
OCLC Number: 762990834
Awards: Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013
Short-listed for Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2014 (UK)
Short-listed for Sheffield Children's Book Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Northern Ireland Book Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for The Young Quills 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Tir na n-Og Awards 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Tower Hamlets Book Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013 (UK)
Description: 421 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Simon Mayo.

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Itch - is fourteen, and loves science - especially chemistry. He's also an element-hunter: he's decided to collect all the elements in the periodic table. Which has some interesting and rather  Read more...

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"A great debut ... You'll be itching to read more" -- Anthony Horowitz "A gripping read" Financial Times, Books of the Year "Amid the teenage intrigue and heart-in-mouth escapades there are sequin Read more...

 
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