Spy Dog: Rocket Rider by Andrew Cope is part of the brilliant Spy Dog series about the loveable Lara - Spy Dog extroadinaire! Once a Spy Dog, always a Spy Dog. Lara (that's Licensed Assault and Rescue Animal to you) may have retired from the Secret Service but she can still sniff out danger...On the trail of her long-lost dad, Lara discovers a team of rocket-building scientists - evil ones. Their leader is a nasty criminal who wants to cause trouble in space and only Lara can stop him. A Spy Dog never lets a mission go unsolved - an out-of-this-world adventure is about to take off! Fun, exciting books for boys and girls aged 7+. "We love Lara!" (Kraze Club). "An imaginative, creative feast". (Radio Times). Andrew Cope was born in Derby in 1966. He is a teacher, writer and a huge fan of Derby County football club. He really does have a dog called Lara who has one sticky-up ear and came from the RSPCA, but he's not sure if she is actually a highly trained secret agent. Andrew lives with his wife and two children. This is his first book.