Publication Date: 01/08/2013 ISBN: 9781780878300 Category:

The Last Wild Trilogy: The Last Wild

Piers Torday, Piers Torday

Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Publication Date: 01/08/2013 ISBN: 9781780878300 Category:
Paperback / Softback





From the winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize

This is a story about a boy named Kester. He is extraordinary, but he doesn’t know that yet. All he knows, at this very moment, is this:

1. There is a flock of excited pigeons in his bedroom.

2. They are talking to him.

3. His life will never be quite the same again…

A captivating animal adventure destined to be loved by readers of all ages.

Publisher Review

'Splendid stuff' Eva Ibbotson. * Eva Ibbotson * 'Thrilling ... Written in a vivid, urgent style, its sense of loss at all the creatures we have lost or are losing may be as critical to the new generation as Tarka the Otter' Times. * Times * 'Inventive, with laughs, tears and cliffhangers' Sunday Times. * Sunday Times * 'The sequel had better come soon' Observer. * Observer * 'Gripping, original and memorable' Francesca Simon. * Francesca Simon * 'A darkly comic and hugely inventive adventure ... it could be the next big thing' Eoin Colfer. * Eoin Colfer * 'An action-packed, dystopian eco-thriller with memorable characters, both animal and human, and a powerful message about the interdependence of man and nature. A promising debut' Daily Mail. * Daily Mail * 'I haven't read a book this good and interesting since The Hunger Games ... an edge-of-your-seat fast-paced read' Guardian Children's website. * Guardian Children's website *

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