Written by Stephen Davies
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Action packed, fast paced and peppered with up to date technology, this is a gripping thriller which raises interesting undercurrents of social conscience. Jake’s love of adventure mean that rules have never held him down. Expelled from school for breaking into a prison, Jake joins his parents in Africa and is almost immediately kidnapped. When Jake discovers he is being held by the most notorious outlaw of the desert, he knows that he’ll need every once of bravery and intelligence to escape. Or will he? Trickery abounds and Jake learns that not everything he had been told about his captor is true. A strong desert setting and a corkscrew of a plot make this a terrific page-turner.
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The Outlaw by Stephen Davies
Fifteen-year-old Jake Knight is an explorer and adventurer at heart but this often gets him into trouble. When a stuffy English boarding school suspends him for rule-breaking, Jake flies out to Burkina Faso where his parents are living. He is expecting a long, adventure-filled vacation under a smiling African sun. But what awaits him there is kidnapping, terrorism and Yakuuba Sor - the most wanted outlaw in the Sahara desert.
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Interest Age: From 12
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Andersen Press Ltd
5th May 2011
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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