Lost in the Desert by Elizabeth Kay

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Interest Age 9+ Reading Age 8+. Spending time with a local girl in the Mongolian desert makes a spoilt Western boy reassess his life in this action-packed and page-turning adventure. Fabulous cover too.


Lost in the Desert by Elizabeth Kay

Max's rich parents have packed him off to a brat camp in the Gobi Desert. Despite being warned of the dangers of the wilderness, he escapes and meets a local girl, Zul, who opens his eyes to realities of surviving in Mongolia, and shows him what's really important in life. A gripping adventure.

About the Author

Elizabeth Kay

Elizabeth has written award-winning poetry and prose for both adults and children. Her bestselling novels include The Divide, Jinx on the Divide and Back to the Divide, Fury and Hunted.

Elizabeth lives in Worcester Park, Surrey, and was the only child of a Polish father and an English mother. She studied fine art and later did an MA in creative writing at Bath Spa. Her first ventures into writing were radio plays and short stories. She has won several prizes, including the Cardiff International Poetry Competition and the Canongate Prize.

Four facts about Elizabeth Kay

Likes: Snow, animals, travel.

3 words that best describe her: "Arty, funny, energetic."

A secret that not many people know about her: "I hated maths at school."

Author photo © 2011 Barrington Stoke

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72 pages


Elizabeth Kay
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Barrington Stoke Ltd

Publication date

3rd February 2011




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