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Explorer

Author: Rundell, Katherine
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Pub Date: 02/01/2018
Publisher: BLOOMSBURY
ISBN: 9781408882191
Availability: In Stock
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Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award
Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year
Longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal

'I loved The Explorer' Jacqueline Wilson
'Rundell is now unarguably in the FIRST RANK' Philip Pullman

From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him.

As the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small.

Except, it seems, someone has been there before them ...

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