Author(s): Piers Torday
AS SEEN ON BBC'S COUNTRYFILE
FROM THE WINNER OF THE GUARDIAN CHILDREN'S FICTION PRIZE
A thrilling animal adventure for fans of Roald Dahl, David Walliams and Katherine Rundell
This is the story of a boy named Kester. He has rescued the last wild animals in the world, and saved his capital city from destruction. But now he must face his greatest challenge yet, because:
1. The only blue whale on the planet has brought news from across the ocean
2. A mysterious steel dome has risen from the Four Towers
3. Out there, somewhere, a brave mouse holds the key to the future...
This gripping book had me laughing out loud -- Iona Henderson, Aged 13 WRD Magazine
Piers Torday was born in Northumberland. His career started in theatre and live comedy at the Edinburgh Festival. He then moved into television, where he develops programme ideas. Piers' father was the celebrated author Paul Torday (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen).