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Willard Price Leopard Adventure

Author : Anthony McGowan
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Adventure, animals and action in the first authorized Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers. Deep in the remote forests of Siberia, a mother Amur leopard, one of the rarest big cats in the world, senses danger. Something faster than any human and deadlier than any tiger. Meanwhile Amazon Hunt, aged twelve, is recruited from England by Tracks in America, ready to take off at a moment's notice to rescue wild animals under threat - no matter how great the danger. Now Amazon and her thirteen-year-old cousin Frazer must brave the Russian wilderness to save the Amur leopard, before a blazing forest fire wipes out the race - for good . . . Anthony McGowan is a multi-award-winning author of books for adults, teenagers and younger children. He has a life-long obsession with the natural world, and has travelled widely to study and observe it. He has also written feature articles and travel journalism for The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard and Mail on Sunday.

Willard Price Python Adventure

Author : Anthony McGowan
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Python Adventure is the next authorised Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers looking for action, adventure and animals! Amazon and her cousin Frazer are members of TRACKS. Normally they protect the world's rarest animals, but their mission just got personal. Amazon's parents have been kidnapped - and the trail leads to the buzzing city of Mumbai, India. Meanwhile reports reach the TRACKS HQ that a giant and very rare python has been spotted high in the foothills of the Himalayas and it needs help. Frazer has no choice but to leave Amazon so he can rescue the snake while she continues her search. It won't be long before they're reunited, though. Because out in the unknown a long-forgotten and ruthless enemy is waiting . . . 'The good old-fashioned adventure romp brought up to date without losing the fun or the thrills' Independent About the author: Anthony McGowan is a multi-award-winning author of books for adults, teenagers and younger children. He has a life-long obsession with the natural world, and has travelled widely to study and observe it. He has also written feature articles and travel journalism for The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard and Mail on Sunday. Also available: Willard Price: Leopard Adventure Willard Price: Shark Adventure Willard Price: Bear Adventure

Willard Price Bear Adventure

Author : Anthony McGowan
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Bear Adventure is the next authorised Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers looking for action, adventure and animals! Amazon and her cousin Frazer are members of TRACKS. Normally they protect the world's rarest animals, but their mission just got personal. Amazon's parents have been lost in a tragic plane crash - her only hope is that they are wondering the wild forests of Canada. But they are not alone in the brutal wilderness. Two Spirit Bears, a mother and her cub, are searching for food. When a boy is attacked, these beautiful creatures become the hunted. Can Amazon and Fraser save their family and the bears? And what is the mysterious predator that waits for them? 'The good old-fashioned adventure romp brought up to date without losing the fun or the thrills' Independent About the author: Anthony McGowan is a multi-award-winning author of books for adults, teenagers and younger children. He has a life-long obsession with the natural world, and has travelled widely to study and observe it. He has also written feature articles and travel journalism for The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard and Mail on Sunday. Also available: Willard Price: Leopard Adventure Willard Price: Shark Adventure

Willard Price Shark Adventure

Author : Anthony McGowan
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Shark Adventure is an authorised Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers. Full of action, adventure and animals! On a remote Polynesian island, Amazon Hunt and her cousin, Frazer, recruits of TRACKS animal protection agency, are saving rare leatherback turtles. But an international animal smuggler wants the valuable turtles for himself. And, when a huge typhoon strikes, Amazon and Frazer face an even greater danger. Swept away into shark-infested waters, how will they save the turtles - and themselves? 'The good old-fashioned adventure romp brought up to date without losing the fun or the thrills' Independent 'A pacy read aimed at 9-12 year olds with a taste for adventure' We Love This Book About the author: Anthony McGowan is a multi-award-winning author of books for adults, teenagers and younger children. He has a life-long obsession with the natural world, and has travelled widely to study and observe it. He has also written feature articles and travel journalism for The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard and Mail on Sunday.

African Adventure

Author : Willard Price
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Hal and Roger Hunt are both the hunters and the hunted in this spellbinding tale of adventure that leads them on the trail of a man-eating leopard, and also puts them in the sights of a band of vicious killers known as the Leopard Society.

The Oxford Companion to Children s Literature

Author : Daniel Hahn
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The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books: the flowering of imaginative illustration and writing, the Harry Potter phenomenon, the rise of young adult and crossover fiction, and books that tackle extraordinarily difficult subjects. The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature provides an indispensable and fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature. Its 3,500 entries cover every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns. Originally published in 1983, the Companion has been comprehensively revised and updated by Daniel Hahn. Over 900 new entries bring the book right up to date. A whole generation of new authors and illustrators are showcased, with books like Dogger, The Hunger Games, and Twilight making their first appearance. There are articles on developments such as manga, fan fiction, and non-print publishing, and there is additional information on prizes and prizewinners. This accessible A to Z is the first place to look for information about the authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, educationalists, and others who have influenced the development of children's literature, as well as the stories and characters at their centre. Written both to entertain and to instruct, the highly acclaimed Oxford Companion to Children's Literature is a reference work that no one interested in the world of children's books should be without.

What is a Novel

Author : Charlotte Guillain
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Using examples from past and present, this book explains clearly what is meant by a novel, then prompts children to write their own!

Safari Adventure

Author : Willard Price
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One of Willard Price's adventure stories featuring Hal and Roger Hunt. The boys have a new quarry - the big-game poachers who threaten to wipe out a huge African game reserve. They capture a band of poachers red-handed, but the leader, Blackbeard, continues to elude them.

Tiger Adventure

Author : Willard Price
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Two brothers go on an expedition to the Himalayas in search of wild animals for their family's animal farm.

Puffin Good Reading Guide for Children

Author : Ruskin Bond
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A comprehensive guide to fiction in English for readers aged four to sixteen, The Puffin Good Reading Guide for Children is divided into three sections to suit every age group. It has entries listing over 1000 books, and is divided into categories with cross-references so that children can read more in genres they like. It includes both classics and the best of contemporary works and books from all over the world. With an introduction by Ruskin Bond, India's best-known children's writer in English, The Puffin Good Reading Guide is an invaluable resource for children who love books, as well as for parents and friends looking for the right book for the young people in their lives.