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The Last Wild Trilogy: The Last Wild: Book 1

Piers Torday


  • Action Adventures - chills, thrills and plenty of spills

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5 out 5

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... Kester lives in a land in quarantine. A deadly virus has killed all the animals except pests and it's expected to be equally dangerous to humans. But when Kester realises he can talk to the pests, he finds they have great hope invested in him. A captivating animal adventure destined to be loved by readers of all ages.


Amazing! A wonderfully told animal adventure story where a boy discovers he can communicate with animals but all animals have become extinct except for the pests. He ends up making friends with a bossy cockroach, a wolf-cub, a spoilt cat and a harvest mouse! Can he save the animals? Definitely read this book to find out.


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