The Explorer (Hardcover)

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Fred, Con, Lila and Max’s airplane crashes in the Amazon Rainforest and they are stranded. Days and days pass as they look for a way to get home but only become more and more lost. As they struggle to stay alive—searching for food, water and shelter—they find a map. Where will it lead them? Will they ever see their families again or will they be stuck in the rainforest forever? Read this exciting adventure to find out! I loved this book.

— ARC Reviewer Jane W., age 8


Parents' Choice Recommended

From Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner Katherine Rundell comes an exciting new novel about a group of kids who must survive in the Amazon after their plane crashes.

Fred, Con, Lila, and Max are on their way back to England from Manaus when the plane they're on crashes and the pilot dies upon landing. For days they survive alone, until Fred finds a map that leads them to a ruined city, and to a secret.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781481419451
ISBN-10: 1481419455
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: September 12th, 2017
Pages: 336
Language: English