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PublisherPuffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
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Publication date5th July 2012
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Willard Price: Leopard Adventure
Part of the 'Willard Price' Series
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
July 2012 Book of the Month. The classic animal tales of Willard Price are given a power conservation theme and a new look in this thrilling modern adventure. Twelve year Amazon and her cousin Frazer are recruited by TRACKS, an organisation committed to saving endangered wild life. Soon the cousins are off on a scary adventure deep in the heart of the thick Siberian forests where the Amur leopard, one the rarest wildcats is in terrible danger. It’s a thrilling read with an important message.
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SynopsisWillard Price: Leopard Adventure by Anthony McGowan
There's an adventure, animals and action in the first authorized Willard Price book by award-winning author Anthony McGowan, for 8+ readers. Over 5 million copies of the original Adventure series by Willard Price were sold and this new book is published in July 2012 to mark the 125th anniversary of Willard Price's birth.
Deep in the remote forests of Siberia, a mother Amur leopard, one of the rarest big cats in the world, senses danger. Something faster than any human and deadlier than any tiger. Meanwhile Amazon Hunt, aged twelve, is recruited from England by Tracks in America, ready to take off at a moment's notice to rescue wild animals under threat - no matter how great the danger. Now Amazon and her thirteen-year-old cousin Frazer must brave the Russian wilderness to save the Amur leopard, before a blazing forest fire wipes out the race - for good...
Anthony McGowan is a multi-award-winning author of books for adults, teenagers and younger children. He has a life-long obsession with the natural world and has travelled widely to study and observe it. He has also written feature articles and travel journalism for The Times, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, Evening Standard and Mail on Sunday.
Anthony reads from Leopard Adventure in this video:
ReviewsThe good old-fashioned adventure romp brought up to date without losing the fun or the thrills.
A pacy read aimed at 9-12 year olds with a taste for adventure We Love This Book
About The Author
Anthony McGowan was born in Manchester in 1965. He has worked as a nightclub bouncer, Open University philosophy tutor, journalist and civil servant. He is married to the fashion designer and novelist Rebecca Campbell and has two children.
Q & A video: Anthony answers questions about his new book, Willard Price: Leopard Adventure.
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