Tiger Wars Nelson Thornes Page Turners by Steve Backshall


Tiger Wars Nelson Thornes Page Turners by Steve Backshall

Two unlikely companions, Saker and Sinter, are thrown together after a chance meeting but form an unshakeable bond as they battle against the Clan and its employers to stop them poaching tigers for fur and medicines. This is a modern-day, action-filled story, with twists and turns throughout that will leave students wanting more.

About the Author

Steve Backshall

Steve Backshall is the hugely popular and fearless presenter of the BBC kids' series DEADLY 60 and LIVE AND DEADLY; his eventful life is well documented and he recently hit the headlines after being bitten by a Caiman live on camera! Steve travels the world to learn about the most inspiring predators, from boxing mantis shrimp to charging tigers. Steve also regularly writes articles for newspapers and magazines including the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC TRAVELER and BBC WILDLIFE and is an inspirational public speaker.

Steve says: "Though I seem to have found myself unwittingly lost in the world of wildlife television, I always wanted to be a writer. As a child it was Gerald Durrell, Jack London and Willard Price who inspired me, and I'm elated that Orion have given me the opportunity to follow in their more illustrious footsteps. I have so many incredible adventures, tall tales and animal anecdotes from my lifetime travelling the world, having been to a hundred countries in every conceivable environment. Over the next few years with the help of all the fine folk at Orion, I look forward to sharing these stories with a world of (hopefully) willing readers."

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200 pages


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Publication date

21st April 2013



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