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Product description

When the doorbell rings at three in the morning, it’s never good news.

After his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider’s world turns upside down. Forcibly recruited into MI6 as its youngest ever spy, he is sent off to Cornwall to face his first adversary – Middle Eastern billionaire Herod Sayle, inventor of the space-age Stormbreaker computer. The computer is about to be given free to every school in the country, but there’s more to the gift than meets the eye. In Herod Sayle’s den, surrounded by enemies, Alex is in mortal danger. What if his first mission turns out to be his last? This movie edition of the storming bestseller includes eight pages of film photos.

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Alex Rider





Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.1; Middle years plus; 7.0 points

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  • 240 pages




Anthony Horowitz


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  1. bookaholic202
    on 9 March 2014

    Alex Rider is one of my favourite series. This is the very first book in the series.

  2. Cheerforevers
    on 9 March 2014

    This is the best and movie version.

  3. BookMonster57
    on 8 March 2014

    Action packed ! There’s always something going on! You can’t put it down!

  4. AngelofDeath
    on 7 March 2014

    I loved the book. I love the movie also but i think it lacked some of the action present in the book.

  5. TheMileLongBookshelfBlog
    on 8 March 2013


  6. Nashdasher
    on 7 March 2013

    I love this Alex Rider book. Full of suspense and action

    5out of 5
  7. ninjastickman
    on 5 March 2013

    I thought stormbreaker was a great book but I was very disapointed with the movie.

    5out of 5
  8. sania123456
    on 16 February 2013

    Alex rider his uncle Ian rider everyone says he was a banker but when Alex find out they tell him that your uncle was a spy a contract killer Yassen gregorovich killed him the head of the MI6 spy agency tell Alex to take Ian riders place he goes to London to Herod Sayle. Sayle enterprise they are making storm breaker computer which has virus for kids will Alex stop him…........

    5out of 5
  9. leon678
    on 4 December 2012

    i love stormbreaker and so wishes that there will be a point blanc please make one i love the part when alex, savanha and herod sayle are on the top of the building and there about fall but then yassen kills sayle lh

    5out of 5
  10. Year6JH
    on 23 November 2012

    I loved the part where alex was in the jellyfish tank,when he let all the water out into the room then it went alover nadia vole and the jellyfish kiled her with its powefull sting!! By OL,DP

    I think this is the best book I’ve ever read. I especially enjoyed the part when Alex is at the scrap metal site and he is doing flips over cars and doing martial arts on all the staff chasing him. CA.

    5out of 5
  11. chichirocks
    on 2 May 2012

    its an excellent way to venture into spy books. it was thrilling

    5out of 5
  12. dashernasher
    on 5 March 2012

    the first one and a great way to start the story of alex rider.

    5out of 5
  13. s272743
    on 2 March 2012

    this book was exciting and adventurous cant wait to read another

    5out of 5
  14. Nora17
    on 21 February 2012

    I watched it in film it’s very cool!

    5out of 5
  15. FERRARI1
    on 28 February 2011

    a boy who finds out about the enemys