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Author: Simon Mayo
Publisher: London : Corgi Books, 2012.
Series: Itch, bk. 1.
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: Thrillers (Fiction)
Children's stories
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Mayo
ISBN: 9780552565509 0552565504
OCLC Number: 796277224
Notes: Originally published: London: Doubleday.
Awards: Shortlisted for Tir Na N-OG Book Awards: Best English-Language Book 2015.
Shortlisted for Northern Ireland Book Award 2015.
Shortlisted for Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2015.
Shortlisted for Sheffield Children's Book Award 2015.
Shortlisted for Tower Hamlets Book Award 2015.
Shortlisted for Wandsworth Schools Fabulous Book Award 2014.
Long-listed for Sussex Coast Schools Amazing Book Awards 2014.
Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2013.
Target Audience: 10+.
Description: 421 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Itch, bk. 1.
Responsibility: Simon Mayo.

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Itchingham Lofte - known as Itch - is fourteen, and loves science, especially chemistry. He's also an element-hunter: he's collecting elements in the periodic table. Which has some interesting and  Read more...

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"A great debut. You'll be itching to read more" -- Anthony Horowitz "Itchingham, a science-mad boy, is trying to collect examples of all the elements. He gets hold of a peculiar rock from a shadowy Read more...

 
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