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CHERUB 1: The Recruit

Author:  Robert Muchamore
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A terrorist doesn't let strangers into her flat because they might be undercover police, but her children bring their mates home. She doesn't know that a kid has bugged her house. The kid works for CHERUB. CHERUB kids slip under adult radar and get information that sends criminals to jail.

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Jun 14,2017
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The book I've been reading is 'CHERUB the recruit', the book was written by Robert Muchamore.

The book is an action spy book set in England but sometimes they are in other countries on missions. the book feels like it could be set today even though it was written five years ago.

 

The book starts out at James' home town were he gets into some trouble and after getting into even more trouble eventually gets sent to cherub, he starts training and going on missions. through out the book james problems still follow him. The main characters in the book are fleshed out quite well but the author doesn't tell you what they look like, I like how this story is setting up others to come and is the story of James' journey to grow up. when reading the book you could see what James was feeling. 

 

 I like how the book is set in the real world, there are no robots or people with X-ray vision, this is good because it makes the book easier to follow. The writing is in the 3rd person but it is focused on james. 

 

The books main message is to challenge yourself and push your body and mind to the limit.

This book is mostly aimed at teenagers because they are using characters that teenagers can relate to. I thought this book was really good and I would give it a 4 out of 5.

 
Jun 14,2017
0

The book I've been reading is 'CHERUB the recruit', the book was written by Robert Muchamore.

The book is an action spy book set in England but sometimes they are in other countries on missions. the book feels like it could be set today even though it was written five years ago.

 

The book starts out at James' home town were he gets into some trouble and eventually gets sent to cherub, he starts training and going on missions. through out the book Trouble is following James around. The main characters in the book are fleshed out quite well but the author doesn't tell you what they look like. when reading the book you could see what James was feeling.

 

 I like how the book is set in the real world, there are no robots or people with X-ray vision, this is good because it makes the book easier to follow. The writing is in the 3rd person but it is focused on james.

 

The books main message is to challenge yourself and push your body and mind to the limit.

This book is mostly aimed at teenagers because they are using characters that teenagers can relate to. I thought this book was really good and I would give it a 4 out of 5.

 
May 13,2016
5

i love this book

Apr 02,2016
5

The Recruit is an absolutley amazing book. It starts with James Choke, a normal 10 year old boy living with his mother and sister in London. James' mother runs the biggest shoplifting scheme in London and James has a knack for getting into trouble, however, when his mother suddenly passes away he is put into a childrens home and separated from his sister. What he doesn't know is that this is a recruitment test.

He then is accepted to CHERUB, a branch of the British intelligence that uses agents aged between 10 - 17, where he trains to become and agent.

As the whole series continues, more missions are completed and more links are made.

I highly reccommend this book to anyone looking for a bit of an adventurous, exciting read.

Apr 28,2015
0

This book is the perfect starter book for the readers into ACTION! Its great how it is very different to a normal spy book using kids as the spies. The book puts you right into James' (the main chararcter's) eyes, making you feel like you are him. Robert Muchamore makes it great how all the books have James and his friends grow up. But to understand the book, you have to start with The Recruit. This is the book that shows you how James started his spy life and what his normal life is. He starts his first full-on training with the ruthless and angry teacher: Mr Large. This is a very enjoyable book/series. You wont want to stop reading!

Apr 23,2015
5

I recommend the series Cherub because they are action packed, exciting and different in each book. I think it's a great book because it's interesting, it teaches you ALOT of different things, and it's very enjoyable. Cherub is a secret organisation, Cherubs agents are kids from age 2-20. At the age of 10 all kids go through torturous training learning all sorts of skills. After they complete training the are sent on missions. The missions are about all sorts of things, like murders, drug deals, robbers, and getting important information. The kids are never suspected to be agents as there young adults. Cherub is a fantastic series, and I definitely recommend it!

 

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