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Dominic is fascinated by the world of virtual reality, with its potential for smoothing out the difficulties of the real world. His mum, a scientist, develops an amazing VR system but a strange fault sends the new system haywire. Is someone trying to ruin the project? But why? Dominic needs to find out...fast! This modern, technological dilemma, combined with a sub-plot about family ties and trust, is a gripping page-turner for 10+.
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By the author of Hacker and Pig-Heart-BoyAbout the Author:
Malorie Blackman worked as a database manager and systems programmer before becoming a full-time writer. Her reputation has steadily grown and she has been awarded a number of prizes including the WHSmith's Mind-Boggling Books Award and the Young Telegraph/Gimme 5 award for HACKER, the Young Telegraph/Fully Booked award for THIEF! and, more recently, shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal for PIG-HEART BOY. She was voted Voice/Excel Children's Writer of the Year in 1997. Her novel NOUGHTS AND CROSSES has won both the Children's Book Award and the Lancashire Children's Book Award 2002. THE TIMES recently described her as 'a bit of a national treasure.'
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Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR004233118
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Book Description Doubleday, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Good. A slight tan to the page edges. Previous owners name inside front page. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0008169281
Book Description Doubleday: London, 1999. Hardcover. First edition (& 1st printing). Juvenile sf novel. Fine copy in pictorial boards, as issued without dustjacket (as new). Seller Inventory # 12289
Book Description Doubleday, 1999. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First edition, first impression hardback with glazed picture boards. Owner's name inscribed on front free endpaper. No other inscriptions or annotations, a tidy copy that appears unread, not ex-library. By the author of Noughts and Crosses. Language: eng. Seller Inventory # ABE-1506945821105