Name: Alex Rider
Age: 14 years
Appearance: Alex is well built, with short fair hair and brown eyes.
Early Life: A few months after his birth, Alex’s parents, John and Helen Rider, were killed in a plane crash. Alex was then raised by his uncle, Ian Rider. They travelled widely, throughout the UK, Europe and the Americas (see holiday destinations for more information); Alex learned many of his special skillson these trips, such as rock climbing, scuba diving and foreign languages.
Current status: Alex lives in London with his legal guardian, Jack Starbright. He attends Brookland School.
Likes and dislikes: Alex is a supporter of Chelsea FC and a keen sportsman.
MI6 status: After the death of his uncle, Alex began to work with MI6 on special assignments.
Win! We have five sets of the complete Alex Rider series to give away, courtesy of Pan Macmillan South Africa! To enter, all you have to do is name three characters in the Alex Rider series in the comment thread below. The competition closes on the 30th of September and winners will be picked at random. Terms and conditions apply.
And the winners are…
- Itumeleng Lebeko
- Dhivanya Moodley
- Rayno Lourens
- Patience Ngwenya