The Last Wild giveaway
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... The pigeons fly Kester to a wild place where the last creatures in the land have survived. A wise stag needs Kester's help, and together they must embark on a great journey, joined along the way by an over-enthusiastic wolf-cub, a spoilt show-cat, a dancing harvest mouse and a stubborn girl named Polly.
The animals saved Kester Jaynes. But can Kester save the animals?
What the reviewers think
'Splendid stuff.' Eva Ibbotson
'A darkly comic and hugely inventive adventure...it could be the next big thing.' Eoin Colfer
About the author
Piers Torday was born in Northumberland. His career started in theatre and live comedy at the Edinburgh Festival. He then moved into television, where he develops programme ideas. Piers father is the celebrated author Paul Torday (Salmon Fishing in the Yemen).
The Last Wild is Piers first novel.
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