The Last Wild

(42 reviews with an average rating of 4 out of 5)

Publisher: Quercus Books

Review

In a world where animals no longer exist, twelve-year-old Kester Jaynes sometimes feels like he hardly exists either. Locked away in a home for troubled children, he's told there's something wrong with him. So when he meets a flock of talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach, Kester thinks he's finally gone a bit mad. But the animals have something to say…

An unusual and exciting story that takes the reader on an adventure to save the last of the animals, including a cockroach called Major, a wise stag, a dancing harvest mouse and a pigeon with a peculiar way of speaking. Highly recommended for readers in Year 5 and 6.

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