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Is the "Young Bond" series any good?

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deaconblue Tue 08-Sep-09 20:48:18

was thinking of getting one for nephew (10)who loves Percy Jackson and those Point Blanc (sp?) books.

JJ Tue 08-Sep-09 20:54:07

My son (11 yo) never got into it. He liked the Anthony Horowitz books with Alex Rider and the Unfortunate Series of Events books - but those were a couple of years ago. He just read the Percy Jackson books this summer though and loved them (I clicked on this thread to recommend them instead of Young Bond!) and I think they're all about the same level.

Katisha Tue 08-Sep-09 20:55:49

DS reads and re-reads Alex Ryder non-stop but didn't like the Young Bond at all.
Maybe it was too old for him (he is nearly 10).

roisin Tue 08-Sep-09 21:09:45

My boys enjoyed the Young Bond books. They are rather more tongue-in-cheek and less believable than the Alex Rider books, but they are a good read.

bruffin Tue 08-Sep-09 22:45:43

DS likes the Young Bond books as well Percy Jackson and Alex Rider but he is a bit older,14 this week

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