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Adolescents Andy and Stuart Pierce witness their mother Christine being attacked and blinded by animal rights activists. One leaves a stark warning for Christine, to quit her job at a nearby animal lab or be killed. Lauren and Bethany devise a plan to sneak into the basic training compound to give care packages to Rat , Jake and the rest of the trainees. Lauren blackmails James into helping the two by threatening to tell Kerry that James cheated on her with Becky Little the year before.
Mac, having realised that James was blackmailed, did not give him a punishment. Two weeks later, Lauren goes to apologise to James. James forgives her, and reveals that Zara has asked him and Kyle to join her on a mission. James adds that they need a girl to complete the team, and invites her to the mission briefing. The mission requires Zara and the cherubs to pose as the wife and children of animal activist Ryan Quinn to infiltrate the Animal Freedom Militia AFM , an ultra-extremist animal rights organisation that has attacked several employees and associates of animal research lab Malarek UK , including Christine Pierce.
Zara, Ryan and the cherubs relocate to Corbyn Copse, the village where Malarek's lab is located. Kyle also begins dating Tom. Meanwhile, Lauren develops a rapport with Ryan after realising she sympathises with his attitude towards animal exploitation. After Ryan and activists from his animal rights group, the Zebra Alliance , rescue a group of Beagle puppies from a local breeder, Lauren helps clean the dogs. Lauren decides to adopt one, whom she names Meatball.
Other members of the AFA attack the Malarek chairman with a car bomb. James hands Cobb over to Kyle and Jo before retreating to a safe house. Meanwhile, the AFA broadcast live footage of Viv and the other extremists force-feeding Cobb his own sink cleaner.
Kyle, realising that Cobb will soon die from shock, steals a rifle off a guard and forces the AFA to help Cobb into a van before driving to hospital. Zara and Lauren part ways with Ryan, who lets Lauren keep Meatball. Before leaving, Lauren tells Ryan that she has taken his words to heart and has become vegetarian.
As cherubs are not allowed to keep pets, Lauren gives Meatball to the Askers. The book has been thoroughly recommended by The Sunday Telegraph. The cover of the book features a pair of eyes hidden beneath a balaclava. If the cover of the book is looked at the other way up, the eyes of the person become angry. It is unsure as to whether this is deliberate or not. Sign In Don't have an account? Start a Wiki. Contents [ show ]. Categories :.
Man vs Beast
For official purposes, these agents do not exist. They are sent out on missions to spy on terrorists, hack into crucial documents, and gather intel on global threats—all without gadgets or weapons. It is an extremely dangerous job, but these agents have one crucial advantage: Adults never suspect that teens are spying on them. In Man vs. In a new mission, James and the other CHERUB agents must go up against the most radical group yet in a daring and violent attempt to save hundreds of lives Robert Muchamore was born in London in and used to work as a private investigator.
Man vs. Beast
Adolescents Andy and Stuart Pierce witness their mother Christine being attacked and blinded by animal rights activists. One leaves a stark warning for Christine, to quit her job at a nearby animal lab or be killed. Lauren and Bethany devise a plan to sneak into the basic training compound to give care packages to Rat , Jake and the rest of the trainees. Lauren blackmails James into helping the two by threatening to tell Kerry that James cheated on her with Becky Little the year before. Mac, having realised that James was blackmailed, did not give him a punishment. Two weeks later, Lauren goes to apologise to James.
The book starts with a year-old boy called Andy Pierce witnessing his mother, Christine, getting assaulted by two masked men who are working for the Animal Freedom Militia. The book then skips to Kerry being annoyed by her boyfriend, James. James goes into his room and he is met by his sister Lauren. She asks him to help her and her best friend Bethany to sneak into the basic training compound to give Bethany's brother, Jake, and Lauren's crush, Rat, some food. James refuses but Lauren blackmails him by threatening to tell Kerry about him cheating on her during a mission a year before. James joins the girls on the mission to get the food to the trainees.