Warrior Boy

Warrior Boy

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Paperback (06 Sep 2018)

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Publisher's Synopsis


Does Ben, a schoolboy from London, have what it takes to be a twenty-first-century warrior?

'An empowering story of courage and friendship and protecting our planet's animals' BEAR GRYLLS

London schoolboy Ben is visiting his father's homeland of Kenya. Ben thinks he won't fit in with his estranged Maasai cousins but when he arrives, he finds there is a lot more at stake than his pride ...

In a thrilling adventure of tribal cutlure and elephant conservation, Ben embarks on a journey of self-understanding and friendship.

  • Shortlisted for the Times/Chicken House Children's Fiction Competition, Warrior Boy is a timely, thrilling and emotional story of adventure and belonging.
  • Explores themes of masculinity, identity and overcoming fear, as well as touching on environmental conservation and the protection of threatened cultures.
  • A new and exciting voice for middle grade, Virginia lives and works in the novel's setting of Kenya, teaching English and Drama.

About the Publisher

Chicken House

Chicken House

Scholastic is an award-winning publisher of original children's books. Scholastic publishes more than 600 new hardcover, paperback, and novelty books each year. The list includes the phenomenally successful publishing properties Harry Potter? and Captain Underpants?, the beloved series Clifford The Big Red Dog?, Goosebumps?, The 39 Clues?, I Spy?, Bone, The Magic School Bus?, Fly Guy, Geronimo Stilton, and The Hunger Games trilogy.

Book information

ISBN: 9781911490371
Publisher: Scholastic
Imprint: Chicken House
Pub date:
Edition: Paperback original
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 274
Weight: 212g
Height: 129mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 20mm