The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel
  

The Boundless

Written by Kenneth Oppel

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Shortlisted for the UKLA 2016 Book Award in the 7 - 11 year old category.

A tremendous adventure unfolds across the vast emptiness of Canada being opened up by explorers in the 1880s. William Everett knows all about the railway from his father who has been working on it for years. Waiting to meet him on an empty station – Mile 2553 – William meets an attractive young circus performer before being swept up onto an amazing train and into a journey of a lifetime. There is a dazzling cast of characters, some seriously derailing incidents and glorious countryside all to be encountered on this rollercoaster journey of a lifetime.


The Good Book Guide logo The Good Book Guide Review. Will is aboard the Boundless – a train with 987 carriages, including a theatre, cinema and circus. But, there is a dangerous threat. Can Will prevent Brogan and his gang from carrying out a brutal robbery? This thrilling story, full of adventure and fantasy, is ingenious and engrossing.
~ Andrea Rayner

Synopsis

The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel

This adventure story follows Will Everett, a passenger on the maiden voyage of the largest and most spectacular steam train ever built.

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"WHAT A BOOK! Pacy, gripping and magical." - Katherine Rundell, award-winning author of Rooftoppers

"Absolute genius . . . plenty of derring-do and a little bit of magic. It’s great!" - The Bookbag

About the Author

Kenneth Oppel

Kenneth Oppel’s Airborn won a Printz Honor Award, and the Canadian Governor General’s Prize. Its sequel, Skybreaker, was a New York Times bestseller. His Silverwing trilogy has sold over 1 million copies worldwide, and has been adapted as an animated TV series and stage play. Movie rights in This Dark Endeavour have been bought by the producers of Twilight. Read the author's biography here.

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Format

Hardback

Author

Kenneth Oppel
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Author's Website

www.kennethoppel.ca

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Publisher

David Fickling Books

Publication date

4th September 2014

ISBN

9781910200100

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