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Johnny Mackintosh and the Spirit of London

Johnny Mackintosh and the Spirit of London

When 13-year-old Johnny's talking computer Kovac detects an extraterrestrial signal, his life is set to change for ever. Until then, stuck in his children's home in Castle Dudbury New Town, with the cook Mr Wilkins watching his every move, football had been his only escape. But s... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781847247742
Published 1 March 2009 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mansfield, Keith

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ISBN-13 9781847247742
ISBN-10 1847247741
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
Imprint Quercus Publishing
Publication Date 1 March 2009
International Publication Date 9 July 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mansfield, Keith
Category Fiction (Child/Teen)
Science Fiction
Interest Age 12-19 years
Reading Age 12-19 years
Library of Congress Brothers and sisters, Science fiction, Time travel, Human-alien encounters, Extraterrestrial beings
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Young adult
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 146mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 334g
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 48438

Description of this Book

When thirteen-year-old Johnny's talking computer Kovac detects an extraterrestrial signal, his life is set to change for ever. Until then, stuck in his children's home in Castle Dudbury New Town, with the nasty cook Mr Wilkins watching his every move, football had been his only escape. But soon things start happening around him that Johnny doesn't understand: why is his mother, who is on life support in a hospital for the criminally insane, being guarded by sinister looking men? And why was a journalist murdered shortly after Johnny talked to him? When Johnny finds out he has a sister, he decides to run away to find her. His search for answers takes him farther from home than he could ever have imagined, on a spectacular journey through time and space. Along the way he visits new worlds, prehistoric Earth and the lost city of Atlantis before finally discovering the truth about his parents and who he really is.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Exceptionally believable, lovable and fun characters. The writing is engaging and accomplishedA...reminiscent of Rowling - Bookbag

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Author's Bio

Keith Mansfield was a long-time Publisher for the Pearson group and worked for five years with Oxford University Press. He has scripted several shows for ITV. This is his first novel.

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