Alex Rider needs your help

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Fri Jul 16 2010

Your help is needed to create a new gadget for Alex Rider's 9th and last mission, Scorpia Rising. Alex Rider’s gadgets, supplied by MI6 operative Smithers, are one of the best-loved elements of Anthony Horowitz's books and have helped him out of all sorts of scrapes. Now you could have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to design a gadget for Alex!

The winning gadget will feature in Anthony Horowitz's 9th Alex Rider novel, out Spring 2011, and will be made into an illustration and featured in the Young Times. The winner will also receive a copy of the book and a print of their gadget design. There will be runners up prizes too of an e-reader loaded with the first three Alex Rider books and free Stormbreaker ebooks.

To find out more about the competition visit The Times website http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/public/competitions/article2645439.ece or go straight to the Alex Rider Gadget Academy http://www.gadgetacademy.co.uk to submit your entry.