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Hatchet
 

Hatchet (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 30th Anniversary ed.)

By Paulsen, Gary
Illustrated by Willis, Drew

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Celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of the Newbery Honor-winning survival novel Hatchet with a pocket-sized edition perfect for travelers to take along on their own adventures. This special anniversary edition includes a new introduction and commentary by author Gary Paulsen, pen...-and-ink illustrations by Drew Willis, and a water resistant cover. Thirteen-year-old Brian Robeson, haunted by his secret knowledge of his mother's infidelity, is traveling by single-engine plane to visit his father for the first time since the divorce. When the plane crashes, killing the pilot, the sole survivor is Brian. He is alone in the Canadian wilderness with nothing but his clothing, a tattered windbreaker, and the hatchet his mother had given him as a present. At first consumed by despair and self-pity, Brian slowly learns survival skills--how to make a shelter for himself, how to hunt and fish and forage for food, how to make a fire--and even finds the courage to start over from scratch when a tornado ravages his campsite. When Brian is finally rescued after fifty-four days in the wild, he emerges from his ordeal with new patience and maturity, and a greater understanding of himself and his parents.
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ISBN 9781481486293
Released NZ 3 Oct 2017
Publisher Simon & Schuster Books for You
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 30th Anniversary ed.
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ISBN-13 9781481486293
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Simon & Schuster Books for You
Imprint Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Released 3 Oct 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, 30th Anniversary ed.
Edition 30th Anniversary ed.
Author(s) By Paulsen, Gary
Illustrated by Willis, Drew
Category Adventure Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 124mm
Height: 178mm
Spine: 18mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 277g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
Library of Congress Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc, Canada, Divorce, Survival
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile

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