Walk the Wild Road by Nigel Hinton


Walk the Wild Road by Nigel Hinton

From encounters with greedy soldiers, to befriending a fellow runaway, to becoming a thief on the city streets, Leo is forced to grow up quickly. His only mission now is to find a new place to call home and earn what he needs to save the family he left behind. He has heard of a such place across the sea, and desperately searches for a way to reach America...


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About the Author

Nigel Hinton

Nigel Hinton was born and educated in London. After two years in advertising, he worked as an English teacher for nine years. His first novel, Collision Course (winner of the Dutch Silver Pen Award) was written as a result of a challenge from one of his pupils. He began teaching part-time and also worked as a professional actor before concentrating on his writing.

Nigel is the ever-popular author the Beaver Towers series of stories for primary school readers (which has been adapted for TV), and, for secondary school readers, he wrote the Buddy trilogy. His novel The Finders won him the Federation of Children’s Book Groups Award.

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288 pages


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Publication date

14th February 2011



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