Publication Date: 01/10/2020 ISBN: 9781781129463 Category:

World Burn Down

Steve Cole, Oriol Vidal

Publisher: Barrington Stoke Ltd
Publication Date: 01/10/2020 ISBN: 9781781129463 Category:
Paperback / Softback




Carlos’s mother works for IBAMA, Brazil’s Environmental Authority. As head of a specially trained task force, her role is to protect the Amazon from the farmers, loggers and miners who are illegally destroying the precious rainforest. It’s a dangerous role and when she upsets some of these land-grabbers, they decide to teach her a lesson by kidnapping her son, Carlos. Taken deep into the Amazon, Carlos manages to escape his captors only to find himself trapped by the fast-moving fires. Will he be able to outrun the flames as the world around him burns to the ground? The terrifying reality of illegal deforestation and the destruction of the rainforest is revealed in this powerful and gripping Amazonian adventure from bestselling author Steve Cole. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+

Publisher Review

"Powerful and absolutely gripping ... a wake-up call for young readers about the urgent need to protect our world" -- Lovereading4kids "I can absolutely guarentee that you'll sit and read this book from cover to cover and be completely gripped as well as outraged. It's a great read at every level" -- The Letterpress Project "Exciting, tropical and environmentally-focussed ... Fans of action and adventure will find this book hard to put down" -- Books Up North "A stunning read, full of fast paced action and nerve wracking tension" -- Anne Thompson, A Library Lady

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