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.