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The Last Wild Trilogy: The Dark Wild

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781782064862

Price: £7.99

WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN CHILDREN’S FICTION PRIZE 2014.

A thrilling animal adventure for fans of Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Katherine Rundell

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?

Reviews

'An excellent, punchy adventure' Financial Times.
Financial Times
'Wildly inventive, moving and gripping' Frank Cottrell Boyce.
Frank Cottrell Boyce
'A fantastic example of how a book for children can be serious without preaching ... a sobering parable about our attitude to the natural world' Gillian Cross, author.
Gillian Cross
'Standout winner ... effortlessly holds his readers' attention' Julia Eccleshare, Guardian.
Guardian
'The definition of a good read' The Bookbag.
Bookbag
'A page-turner' The Telegraph.
Telegraph
An excellent, punchy adventure tale with vivid characters and an impassioned eco message.
The Financial Times
Written in vivid and urgent style ... As thrilling as James and the Giant Peach ... The Last Wild may be as critical to the new generation as Tarka the Otter.
The Times
Full of suspense without ever sacrificing warmth.
Katherine Rundell
A darkly comic and hugely inventive adventure ... it could be the next big thing.
Eoin Colfer
Gripping, original and memorable.
Francesca Simon
A magnetic adventure ... find yourself glued like tar to this satisfying, spine-tingling book.
Samuel H. (aged 10)
Wildly inventive, moving and gripping.
Frank Cottrell Boyce
A must-read: brings to mind the smarts and silliness of Roald Dahl.
New York Post
Inventive, with laughs, tears and cliffhangers.
Sunday Times
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
Splendid stuff
Eva Ibbotson
An amazing story
The Guardian
The sequel had better come soon.
Observer

The Last Wild Trilogy