Linwood Barclay’s Secret Mission digital resources


Linwood Barclay’s Secret Mission – CHASE

Hachette Children’s Group and Orion Books are celebrating the publication of Linwood Barclay’s first novel for children, CHASE, and his new paperback, Parting Shot, by providing these great digital resources for libraries.

Hachette Children’s Group and Orion Books would love for libraries to use the materials so that families can complete a secret mission where they follow or ‘chase’ the materials around the library.

This pack includes: CHASE sticker template, digital CHASE postcards, digital bookmarks for Linwood’s adult thrillers and a digital certificates for everyone who completes the mission.

We would love to see how you use the provided materials so please share any photos you have online by tagging @HachetteKids and @readingagency. It would also be appreciated if you could email with any feedback about how you use the materials.


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