The Explorer by Katherine Rundell


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Illustrated by:Hannah Horn Format:Paperback / softback 416 pages Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing PLC Imprint:Bloomsbury Childrens Books ISBN:9781408882191 Published:2 Jan 2018 Classifications:General fiction (Children's / Teenage) Readership:Children's (6-12) Weight:392g Dimensions:129 x 197 x 34 (mm) Pub. Country:United Kingdom For sale in: United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Germany, France, (See full list) Description Winner of the Children's Book Prize Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the YearShortlisted for the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award, Children's categoryLonglisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal'I loved The Explorer' Jacqueline Wilson 'Rundell is now unarguably in the FIRST RANK' Philip PullmanFrom 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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