Ryan’s a CHERUB newbie! Twelve years old, just out of basic training and as green as grass.

He’s got three little brothers, two slightly insane best mates and a major crush on a girl who threw a plate of macaroni at his head.

Ryan’s got no idea that his routine first mission will turn into one of the biggest in CHERUB history.

Abandoned as a baby, Fu Ning was trained by the Chinese state as a gymnast and boxer, before being adopted by a wealthy businessman and his eccentric wife.

At eleven years old, Ning can't handle the strict discipline of a Chinese school.

She listens to Korean rock music and winds up teachers by telling them she wants to be a terrorist or a rock star when she grows up.

Ning yearns for a more interesting life, but things get way too interesting when her step father is arrested
and she ends up
on the run.

Ethan’s a California geek. He doesn’t say much. He likes computers, chess and robot building.

His brain is big, but his muscles are small, as the bullies at school constantly remind him.

Living as Ethan Kitsell, he’s spoiled, rich and barely aware that he’s really Ethan Aramov, from the impoverished Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan.

Ethan’s grandmother controls a billion-dollar criminal empire, and his new best friend just happens to be a CHERUB agent...