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The Last Wild Trilogy: The Dark Wild: Book 2

The Last Wild Trilogy: The Dark Wild: Book 2

Twelve-year-old Kester thought he had discovered the last wild animals in the land. He thought his adventure was over. He was wrong. Deep underground, a dark wild remains: animals who believe the time is right to rise up against their human enemies.

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ISBN 9781848663787
Barcode 9781848663787
Published 14 October 2014 by Hachette Children's Books
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Torday, Piers
Read by Hembrough, Oliver
Series The Last Wild Trilogy (part: Book 2)
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781848663787
ISBN-10 1848663781
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Hachette Children's Books
Imprint Quercus Children's Books
Publication Date 14 October 2014
International Publication Date 4 September 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Torday, Piers
Read by Hembrough, Oliver
Series The Last Wild Trilogy (part: Book 2)
Category Award Winning
Adventure Stories
War Stories
Number of Pages 368
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 29mm
Weight 343g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 517002

Description of this Book

Twelve-year-old Kester thought he had discovered the last wild animals in the land. He thought his adventure was over. He was wrong. Below the sparkling city of Premium, deep underground, a dark wild remains: animals who believe the time is right to rise up against their human enemies. And soon Kester realises: he is the only one who can stop them. Kester Jaynes saved the animals. Can he save the humans too?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2014 -- Short-listed for Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2014
NZ Review 'An excellent, punchy adventure' Financial Times. 'The definition of a good read' The Bookbag. 'A page-turner' The Telegraph.
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Piers Torday was born in Northumberland. His career started in theatre and live comedy at the Edinburgh Festival. He then moved into television, where he develops programme ideas. Piers' father is the celebrated author Paul Torday (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen). The Last Wild is Piers' first novel.

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