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De la Rue, James

Overview
Works: 19 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 1,277 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Adventure stories  History  Spy stories  Historical fiction  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction 
Classifications: PR1307.2, 823.92
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Publications about James De la Rue
Publications by James De la Rue
Most widely held works by James De la Rue
A hero's quest by David Grimstone( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Kidnapped and taken to Arena Primus for training as a potential gladiator, Decimus Rex is intent on escaping captivity and knows the best way to do so is to outshine the other slaves as they endure such trials as running on hot coals
Rollercoaster! by Andrew Cope( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Spy Dog LARA is in for the ride of her life! When Ben wins a competition to name a new rollercoaster, the Cook family head off to Enchanted Towers for the grand opening. LARA (that's Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal to you) and her pups Spud and Star are looking forward to water rides, ghost trains - and candyfloss! At the park, Princess Pretty and her Troll Prince join the Cooks to welcome pop-star Summer Rayne to open the new ride. But a pick-pocket is on the loose and Lara is determined to catch the thief before the grand opening. It's time to buckle-up for a hair-raising Spy Dog adventure
Danger island by Andrew Cope( Book )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
Spud - he's scatty and accident-prone - but good with the gadgets. Star - she's super smart and ready to pounce ...Together they're Spy Pups, following hot in the paw prints of mum LARA (that's Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal to you). Beaches up and down Britain are in terrible danger. A greedy trickster is polluting the seas - soon there'll be nowhere safe to swim. But when Spud discovers a mysterious underground secret, only he and Star can save the day - and the seaside!
Escape from evil by David Grimstone( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
As their gladiator training continues, the enslaved Decimus Rex and his five cellmates are forced to endure a series of public trials in the Arena, including hand-to-hand combat with a fellow slave, under the watchful eye of the trial-master Slavious Doom
Stowaway slaves by David Grimstone( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 145 libraries worldwide
Decimus Rex and Olu Umbika have managed to do what no one else has ever done, flee the clutches of Slavious Doom. As expected, the overlord is furious, demands their immediate capture, and sends out a search party to find them. From the wild dogs running riot in the sewers, to the soldiers scouring the towns above, it seems only a matter of time before the boys are caught
The bomber balloon by Terry Deary( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
When a World War One Zeppelin crashes over Essex the escaping German crew have to face the people they have been bombing
A girl called Dog by Nicola Davies( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Dog has lived all her life inside her uncle's pet shop where her only friends are the animals. One day Carlos the parrot arrives, and his colourful feathers and incredible stories soon show Dog there is life outside the pet shop. Along with Carlos, and her best friend Emily the coati, Dog escapes and sets off on a journey to find a true home. Suggested level: primary, intermediate
Facing the flames by Chris Cooper( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Rascal is tired, hot and very thirsty when he comes across a runaway young girl, alone in a firest. Things get worse when they are caught in a forest fire and Rascal finds the girl's father trapped by flames. Rascal must try to lead them all to safety, but the fire is moving fast and they are running out of time
Safari by Andrew Cope( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
When talented and special animals start going missing across Britain, the Cook family know it's another job for their resident spy pets. Lara might be sure that the dogs can handle the case alone, but not everything goes according to the Spy Pups' plan. Can Spy Cat Shakespeare prove his worth and save the Spy Pups' tails? And maybe even answer the age-old question. which is better, cats or dogs?
The war game by Terry Deary( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Stories of the First World War from the bestselling Terry Deary, author of the hugely successful Horrible Histories. Flanders, 1914. The German and British soldiers in the trenches make an unofficial Christmas truce, with carols and a football match. But the officers aren't happy...A veteran soldier and a young recruit are 'celebrating' Christmas in the trenches of Flanders in 1914. They hear the enemy sing carols and watch them place Christmas Trees in the trenches opposite. They begin to shout greetings across no-man's land and end up playing an international football match. The match is hard-fought but with moments of generosity and sportsmanship on both sides. They see the 'enemy' as vulnerable humans and the officers are furious. Further unofficial truces are banned and the war goes on with bullets instead of footballs. But it's a memory that stays with young Albert long after the war. A moving and fascinating look at a very human moment of the Great War, by the master historical storyteller. Perfect for 7+
The apple spy by Terry Deary( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Scotland, 1940. Sharp-eyed twins Jamie and Marie spot suspicious strangers in their little Scottish village - German spies! Can the children alert the authorities in time, or will the ruthless spies silence them first?"--Back cover. Based on true historical events
The bike escape by Terry Deary( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
A young tearaway unwillingly evacuated to the countryside is unjustly accused of theft. He decides to make his way back home, never mind the Blitz - but he'll need to steal a bike to do it
Spy Dog teacher's pet by Andrew Cope( file )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Sophie's new teacher is having some bad luck--first her house is broken into, and then the school! But this is a robbery with a difference--the thieves don't steal anything!
Spy Dog - superbrain by Andrew Cope( file )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Adventure fiction. She drives cars. She's a PlayStation champ. She's got a black belt in karate ... She's AGENT GM451 (or LARA to you - Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal). A gang of villainous head teachers are plotting to make their school the very best. They're creating a secret formula, and the final ingredient is the brain of a child. They'll stop at nothing (even BANNING playtime) to get what they want. Can anyone stop their dastardly plot? Canine super spy Lara sniffs out her most dangerous mission yet - when adventure comes calling, what's a Spy Dog supposed to do? Readers aged 7+ will love this fast-paced adventure with its witty illustrations!
The last flight by Terry Deary( file )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
"Photographer Alfred Adams was born 1 June 1896 and became an observer in WW1, taking pictures over enemy lines. He was shot down by the famous 'Red Baron' Manfred von Richthofen over France along with his pilot Donald Stewart on 5 April 1917. They landed across enemy lines and both survived as prisoners of war. The tale tells how Alfred ended up spending his 21st birthday in a German prisoner of war camp, where he was visited by the Red Baron himself"--Amazon
Prison break by Andrew Cope( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Spy pups Spud and Star are on a daredevil rescue mission to save Lara from the evil Mr Big! He's been in prison plotting his revenge, and unless the pups can outwit him Lara is in deadly danger
Spy dog by Andrew Cope( file )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
LARA is a SPY DOG for life, not just for Christmas ... But this December LARA (that's Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal to you) and her pups Spud and Star are hot on the trail of an evil computer hacker. Stanley Strange plans to hijack Christmas! Can the super spies catch Stanley before he goes crackers and makes an explosive getaway?
Worlds Explode by Shane Hegarty( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The monstrously funny and action-packed follow up to the biggest 8-12 debut of 2014. The world needed a hero. Sadly, what it got was Finn. The adventures of the most unfortunate Legend Hunter ever to don fighting armour and pick up a Dessicator continue in this, the second book in the DARKMOUTH sequence - as Finn attempts to find the map that might rescue his father from the Infested Side. From astounding new author Shane Hegarty, this laugh-out-loud and quite literally Legendary series continues to mark out Ireland as the home of funny fantasy, and HarperCollins as the home of Irish talent
The phantom farm by Terry Deary( file )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
With food scarce and rationing taking hold, plenty of people turned to the black market to get more than their share. In this tale, a girl finds herself mixed up in a spiv's illegal dealings - and what is the secret of the haunted farm?
 
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La Rue, James de
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