Leopard's Claw by David Miller
  

Leopard's Claw

Written by David Miller

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A cracking pace is set from the very first moment in this thrilling adventure. Hanna, Ned and Jik are present in the courtroom in Sangabera in East Borneo when Dad is sentenced to death for a murder they know he didn’t commit. They know they must do all they can to prove his innocence even though it means embarking on a deadly dangerous trip into the heart of the jungle. Already familiar from Shark Island and Sea Wolf, these children are fearless and their adventures in exotic locations are captivating.

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Synopsis

Leopard's Claw by David Miller

BETRAYED. ATTACKED. LOST. Life has returned to normal for Hanna, Ned and Jik after their adventures in the tempestuous Sulu Sea. But then Dad heads to Borneo to look for gold and everything goes horribly wrong. Dad is accused of murder, and Hanna, Ned and Jik know they must go into the jungle to prove his innocence. It is a race against time but the tropical forest is filled with predators - both animal and human. And what deadly secret waits in the heart of the jungle?

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[Praise for Shark Island]: Hold on to your seats for what could well be THE blockbuster this summer for children of 9+ Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids a rollicking good story ... impossible to put down Bookbag [Praise for Sea Wolf]: This is a gripping and hugely enjoyable story and makes any Polar explorer's journey look like a simple stroll in the park! David Cornell, Member of the Shackleton Centenary Expedition Team, 2009

About the Author

David Miller

David Miller was born in Norfolk. He has worked in advertising as a copywriter, and later as a creative director.

He has travelled widely all over the world and has lived and worked in Malaysia and Singapore. Shark island was inspired by his experiences while visiting a small island off the coast of Malaysia.

David now writes full-time and lives in Hampshire with his wife, Su'en and his daughter, Hanna.

Author photo © Laurie Gilbert

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Paperback
320 pages

Author

David Miller
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

1st July 2010

ISBN

9780192756121

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