The Explorer


Author: Katherine Rundell

Go on an adventure with Katherine Rundell ...

Winner of the Children's Book Prize
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2017
Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year

'I loved The Explorer'
- Jacqueline Wilson
'Rundell is now unarguably in the FIRST RANK' - Philip Pullman
'Read everything she writes' - Daily Mail

From 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 -

Recommended Age: 9 - 12 years 

Format BC - Paperback / softback
ISBN-13 9781408882191
Number of pages 416
Width 129 Millimeters
Thickness 31 Millimeters
Height 197 Millimeters
Unit weight 368 Grams