That Time I Got Kidnapped

That Time I Got Kidnapped

by Tom Mitchell

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Overview

Second hilarious novel from the author of the funny, filmic and fast-paced crime-caper HOW TO ROB A BANK.

Fourteen-year-old Jacob is thrilled when he wins the chance to feature in the next Marvel movie, shooting in Hollywood. But after missing his connecting flight in Chicago, he tries to complete the journey by Greyhound bus – and there he meets Jennifer.

Jennifer is an American teenager on the run with a mysterious package she’s guarding with her life – and an enigmatic figure known only as ‘the Cowboy’ is hot on her heels . . .

Jacob soon finds himself on the road-trip of a lifetime as Jennifer’s unwitting partner in crime. Will he make it to LA in time – and in one piece? A funny, filmic, page-turning adventure, ideal for readers aged 11+.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780008292270
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/02/2020
Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 320
File size: 3 MB
Age Range: 11 Years

About the Author

Tom Mitchell is mostly a dad, partly a teacher and sometimes a writer. He grew up in the West Country and settled in London after a brief interlude in the East Midlands. He lives in Orpington with his wife, Nicky, and sons, Dylan and Jacob. In 2015 Tom’s Twitter account was one of twenty-five worldwide invited to have its tweets showcased in the Twitter Fiction Festival. He has had comedy sketches performed for BBC Radio 4, both nonfiction and fiction pieces published on The Classical and Londonist websites, and was a semi-finalist in the UK’s Channel 4-organised search for new writing, The Play's the Thing. HOW TO ROB A BANK was his first novel.

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