By Steve Backshall
Action, adventure, predators and peril - the first novel by BAFTA AWARD-winning DEADLY TV presenter and star of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, Steve Backshall.
Action, adventure, predators and peril - the bestselling first novel by BAFTA AWARD-winning DEADLY 60 TV presenter Steve Backshall.
Deadly Adversaries. An Impossible Mission. Tiger Wars.
Saker is on the run from the only life he knows. From India to the Himalayas and China he'll be pursued by hunting dogs, mercenaries, spies, thieves and assassins in his quest to set free the most majestic, lethal and valuable of all the predators - the tiger. With him, on every dangerous step of the adventure, is Sinter, a girl who has her own reasons for running away.
Gripping adventure fiction perfect for fans of Anthony Horowitz and Charlie Higson. This is the first adventure in the Falcon Chronicles, filled with intrigue, adventure, exotic wildlife and dramatic locations. As Saker and Sinter rescue tigers or mountain gorillas, thwart shark finners and rainforest exploiters they come face to face with the world's most fascinating, majestic and lethal creatures.
Steve Backshall is the hugely popular and fearless presenter of the BBC kids' series DEADLY 60 and LIVE AND DEADLY as well as star of BBC's Strictly Come Dancing 2014.
Steve Backshall is well-known as a TV presenter, wildlife enthusiast and explorer. He travels the world to learn about the most inspiring animals, 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's website is www.stevebackshall.com, and you can follow him on Facebook at www.facebook.com/stevebackshallofficial and on Twitter @SteveJBackshall.
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24 May 2012
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Orion Children's Books
Filled with action, adventure, predators and peril, this is a must-read — The Sun
A gripping action thriller — Flipside
Takes the reader on a vertiginous adventure — Families South east
This is proper edge-of-the-seat stuff — Times Educational Supplement
Fast-paced with a serious message — Angels & Urchins
This action-packed, eco adventure by wildlife specialist Steve Backshall contains an important message about the survival of tigers ... Once I started this book, I couldn't put it down and my heart was thumping as the drama unfolded before me. It heightened my awareness of the dangers faced by many species who are fighting for survival, but this book is so much more than that — The List (Glasgow and Edinburgh)