The Dark Wild (Last Wild)

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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?
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'An excellent, punchy adventure' Financial Times.

'The definition of a good read' The Bookbag.

'A page-turner' The Telegraph.

'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.

'Standout winner ... effortlessly holds his readers' attention' Julia Eccleshare, Guardian.

'Wildly inventive, moving and gripping' Frank Cottrell Boyce.

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This is the story of a boy named Kester. He has rescued the last wild creatures in the land, and he thinks his adventure is over. But eh could not be more wrong, because:
1. A helicopter is flying towards him.
2. He can hear strange whispers below the earth.
3. His journey has only just begun...

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