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|Doctor Who The Official Annual 2009|
|Publisher:||BBC Children's Books|
|Release date:||August 2008|
|Format:||hardback 94 pages|
|Doctor Who annuals|
|Doctor Who The Official Annual 2008||Doctor Who The Official Annual 2010|
- Release Number 3
- Publisher BBC Children's Books,UK
- Released in August 2008
- ISBN: 978-1-40590-427-8
- Priced £6.99 (UK)
- Format Hardback 94 pages
- Featured Doctor: The Tenth Doctor
- Featured Companions: Donna Noble
- Featured Enemies: Various
Comic strip story Edit
Text stories Edit
- The Adventure Continues Written by Justin Richards
- Know Your Companions (Donna, Martha, Rose, Captain Jack Harkness, Mickey Smith and Sarah Jane Smith)
- To the Doctor - a Daughter by Justin Richards
- The Sarah Jane Adventures cast and overview of series one Written by Rupert Laight
- Alien A-Z Written by Annabel Gibson
- Battle for Survival written by Justin Richards
- Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?
- What If? Written by Justin Richards
- Posters (full page)
- Partners in Crime
- The Sarah Jane Adventures
- Sontaran Sontar-ha!
- The Library
- Ood The Circle must be broken
- Intergalactic Guide to Planets and Places:
- Know Your Enemy (full page feature):
Additional features Edit
- Puzzle: Wordplay: Super Sonic
- Puzzle: Monster Mash
- Puzzle: Maze Trapped
- Quiz: Time Lord True or False
- Puzzle: Cosmic Crossword
- Puzzle: Maze: Destination: Earth
- Quiz: Where in the Universe are we?
- Make: Ood T-shirt
- Counter and Dice Game: Time Trap
- Sonic Drawing Page
- Editor: to be added
- Designer: to be added
- Frontispiece uses graphics by (not stated)
Additional notes Edit
- This year's release followed the format (and success), of recent years, with two releases: the Doctor Who The Official Annual 2009 (published by BBC Children's Books) and the Doctor Who Storybook 2009 (published by Panini). While the latter presented a series of short illustrated fiction stories, the former concentrated on the lighter side of activities, games, puzzles and, once again, all new, comic strip stories.
- Released in the UK following the fourth television series (with the Tenth Doctor) the cover featured a large shiny foil cover with the Tenth Doctor and the Supreme Dalek on the front and Davros on the back cover.
- Of particular note is the increased page count, the addition of a third comic strip story, a second prose story, posters with an unobtrusive "cut" line near the spine, pitched at a slightly older audience, more features than before including The Sarah Jane Adventures and, best of all, all for the same price as last year! This is destined to be a bigger seller than even last years!
- Individual page credits are given on the title page but are not complete.
- Early prototype cover shows the tenth doctor and three of the same sontaran (General Staal) on the cover
to be added