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Night Zookeeper: The Lioness of Fire Desert

Night Zookeeper: The Lioness of Fire Desert

Joined by his friends, Sam and Riya, Will journeys to Fire Desert, where rumours of a creature called 'the Grip' have struck fear into the hearts of the animals.

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ISBN 9780192764065
Barcode 9780192764065
Published 16 August 2018 by Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Davidson, Joshua
Illustrated by Burman, Buzz
By Clare, Giles
Availability Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780192764065
ISBN-10 0192764063
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 16 August 2018
International Publication Date 2 August 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Davidson, Joshua
Illustrated by Burman, Buzz
By Clare, Giles
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Animal Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages 192
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 197mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 138g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 910907

Description of this Book

When Will accidentally creates a mysterious portal during a trip to the zoo, he's transported into the world of the Night Zoo, and thrust into an incredible adventure. Joined by his friends, Sam and Riya, Will journeys to Fire Desert, where rumours of a creature called 'the Grip' have struck fear into the hearts of the animals. Even Captain Claw, a fierce lioness, seems to be acting strangely on hearing the news. The animals look to Will to save them, but does he have the strength to overcome his fears, and become the hero that the Night Zoo needs?

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

By night, Joshua Davidson is the head Night Zookeeper. He works in the Night Zoo and cares for many magical animals such as purple octocows and banana hedgehogs. During his nightly rounds he enjoys playing memory games with the time-travelling elephant and hide and seek with the spying giraffes. Sadly he is yet to win a single game in either contest. By day, he is an author, artist, game designer, and tech entrepreneur. He came up with the idea for nightzookeeper.com, a website where anyone can draw animals and write stories about them, whilst studying an MA in Digital Art at Norwich University of the Arts. Since launching Night Zookeeper it has been nominated for a BAFTA, won a London Book Fair award, and been used in thousands of schools across the world to inspire amazing creative writing. Buzz studied graphic design in Norwich, England where he met Night Zookeeper Josh. Many years later, Josh brought Buzz to the gates of the Night Zoo. Ever since then he has been the regular painter and d

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