An illustrated companion to the Young Bond series will be published later this year with a new short story by author Charlie Higson...

Update: Paperback cover artwork are release date revealed

Young Bond Dossier Preview
28th April 2009 / 25th September 2009 / 14th February 2010

It began with SilverFin in 2005 and wrapped up with By Royal Command in 2008, but the adventure is not quite over for Young Bond.

Fans will be pleased to hear that a special book covering the series of five adventures by author Charlie Higson was released following "By Royal Command".

Featuring a brand-new short story by Charlie Higson, the "Danger Society: The Young Bond Dossier" is the complete and definitive guide to the world and adventures of Young Bond.

Packed with information - from in-depth character profiles to the cars, the weapons and the exotic locations, plus facts, statistics, photographs, maps, and illustrations by Kev Walker - this book is both a must-have for Young Bond fans and a perfect introduction to the megaselling series.

An extract of the short story was published in the back of the By Royal Command paperback.

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Above: Hardback cover artwork (Penguin UK)

Official Blurb
This dossier takes you right into the heart of Young Bond's world and includes a never-seen-before exclusive Young Bond story by Charlie Higson, A Hard Man to Kill.

Encounter daredevil escapes, deadly weapons and explore the real-life history featured in the series, while discovering how to survive the searing heat of the Mexican desert or an avalanche in the Alps.

Uncover more of James's life at Eton, from the Danger Society to the Hellbore Cup – plus photos and maps from all of his adrenaline-fuelled adventures. No Young Bond collection is complete without this gripping top-secret dossier...

Chapter Listing
A Hard Man to Kill (a new Young Bond short story by Charlie Higson)
Meet Bond. James Bond.
Eton: The Guide
The Criminals
The Cars
The Girls
The Weapons
The Locations
The Future


Above: Paperback cover artwork (Penguin UK)

Although Charlie Higson penned the five Young Bond novels and the new short story "A Hard Man to Kill" for this publication, the rest of the content of the Dossier was written by an uncredited author. Kev Walker provides the character illustrations. The book also includes some artwork created for the novels that went unused at the time of original publication.

Above: Preview pages from the Young Bond Dossier

Title: Danger Society: The Young Bond Dossier
ISBN: 9780141327686 / 9780141327709 (Hardback / PaperbacK)
Price: £12.99 / £7.99 (Hardback / PaperbacK)
Pages: 240
Size: 216 x 135 mm 200 g / 129 x 198mm (Hardback / Paperback)
Release Date: 29th October 2009 / 3rd June 2010 (UK Hardback / UK Paperback)

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