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The great space race

The great space race

Mowll, Joshua

Eric 'Ace' Crankshaw has a secret money-making scheme to solve his family's cash crisis. He will enter and win the most sensational race the world has ever seen. The Great Space Race! With a £5 rocket from eBay, Barry the robot monkey for back-up and their arch-enemy, Zack Zircon, running the gig, what on Earth could possibly go wrong?

Book. English. Adventure. Adventure stories. Children's stories. Fiction 9+.
Published London: Walker, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: by Joshua Mowll
ISBN: 1406309370, 9781406309379
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 223 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Poor families Fiction.; Manned space flight Fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5
Interest Level: MY
Points: 7
Quiz Number: 218266

Author note

Joshua Mowll studied at art school before working as a graphic artist for newspapers. He has worked for The Mail on Sunday since 1994, illustrating everything from maps, diagrams and space flights to medical procedures and aircraft crashes. He is the author of Operation Red Jericho, Operation Storm City and Operation Tyhoon Shore which make up the Guild Trilogy. He lives in London.