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PublisherBarrington Stoke Ltd
Publication date23rd July 2010
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Dino-Hunter (FYI: Fiction with Stacks of Facts)
Part of the 'FYI: Fiction with Stacks of Facts S.' Series
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8+. Step back in time to a thrilling adventure in a world where dinosaurs exist and there is deadly danger at every turn. Mac Young is working on a boring dinosaur fossil dig in the Gobi desert when he is given a strange gift by a Mongol whom he has helped. Suddenly, Mac finds his life is at stake as the ferocious, carnivore dinosaurs track the smell of his blood and attack him. The exciting story is packed full of dinosaur facts which make the detail especially exiting.
The LoveReading Comment:
This is a fantastic adventure story based on real events, packed with facts about dinosaurs that will successfully hook reluctant readers. Simon Chapman is a first-class, award-winning author who successfully interweaves a gripping narrative with stacks of fun facts. It's particularly suitable for reluctant readers who prefer non-fiction/fact books and there are some fun, top-quality illustrations on almost every page.
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SynopsisDino-Hunter (FYI: Fiction with Stacks of Facts) by Simon Chapman
It’s 1923 and Mac Young is assisting on the great dino-hunter Roy Chapman Andrews’ expedition into the Gobi Desert. He doesn’t expect to find any fossils himself, but when he’s given a strange gift by some natives, he’s transported to the time of the dinosaurs! Now he can tell Andrews exactly where the fossils will be. That is, if he survives …
About The Author
As well as writing the hit series Explorers Wanted, Simon Chapman has written for newspapers and recorded for Radio 4. He is also a self-confessed jungle-addict and has explored tropical rainforests all over the world. When he isn’t having adventures, Simon lives in Lancaster where he teaches physics.
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