Runaways (Street Heroes) (Paperback)

Runaways (Street Heroes) By Joe Layburn, John Williams (Illustrator) Cover Image

Runaways (Street Heroes) (Paperback)

By Joe Layburn, John Williams (Illustrator)


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Ordinary kids with extraordinary powers, the Street Heroes return to help children around the world. Fatima, Georgie, Hyun-mi and their friends fight evil in all its human forms. But whose is the mysterious telepathic voice threatening the heroes? And how can they exploit the world's reality TV addiction to make their message heard by people without their telepathic powers? Street Heroes: Runaways is a fast-paced thriller that deals with important issues while keeping readers gripped from start to finish. By the aclaimed author of Ghostscape and Street Heroes.

Joe Layburn worked for 15 years as a journalist and television reporter with BBC, ITV, and Channel 4, often working on programs that focused on children, and has been nominated for the Royal Television Society's Current Affairs award. His work has appeared in various countries including America, Australia, France, and Japan. Now a teacher, he lives in London.Icelandic born artist KRISTJANA S WILLIAMS studied graphic design and illustration at Central St Martins and quickly gained critical acclaim as Creative Director of Beyond the Valley for 8 years. Williams' work has become well known throughout the industry, 2013 saw the studio Highly Commended for 'Best Use of Color' at the Dulux Color Awards. Kristjana has won a D&AD award, a New York Festivals Grand Prix & First Prize and been shortlisted for the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.
Product Details ISBN: 9781847800800
ISBN-10: 1847800807
Publisher: Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: May 13th, 2014
Pages: 138
Language: English
Series: Street Heroes

Praise for Street Heroes:
"A poignant novel for younger readers that poses large ethical issues . . . . Touching and thought-provoking." — The Bookseller