Stories Aloud
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Publication date: 09 Jan 2020
ISBN: 9781788005920
Size: 198 x 129 mm
Length: 368 pages

Orion Lost


The transport ship Orion is four months out of Earth when catastrophe strikes – leaving the ship and everyone on board stranded in deep space

Suddenly it’s up to thirteen-year-old Beth and her friends to navigate through treacherous and uncharted territory to reach safety. But a heavily-damaged ship, space pirates, a mysterious alien species, and an artificial intelligence that Beth doesn’t know if she can trust means that getting home has never been so difficult…


Hugely gripping, with incredible twists and a fast-paced, action-packed story, this is an unputdownable science fiction adventure – perfect for fans of Star Wars.

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“A gripping and very twisty sci-fi adventure.”

– Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

“This science fiction novel for 9-12 year-olds has a thrilling plot, catapulting the reader through a cosmic adventure.”

-Alex O’Connell, The Times

“A delight from beginning to end.”

-Sarah Hughes, The i

“Orion Lost is an action-packed story that’s ideal for fans of Star Wars and Star Trek, with lots of exciting twists and futuristic ideas.”

The Week Junior

“Full of twists and turns, this thrilling futuristic journey into the unknown will have readers on the edge of their seats.”


“This is an epic sci-fi adventure packed with emotion, which keeps readers guessing right up until the final chapter.”

Scottish Book Trust

“A thrilling futuristic journey full of twists and turns.”

BookTrust Great Books Guide

“This is hard to put down.”

-Anne Harding, Armadillo Magazine

“A fabulous read.”

“Very fast-paced.”

Rambles of a Teacher

“An exciting and fast-paced story that will keep you on the edge of your seat.”

“Wow! What a read. Once I’d started, it was absolutely unputdownable!”

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