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300 Minutes of Danger

Author Heath,Jack

Illustrator

Item Code 8368951

Product Type Book

Format Paperback

ISBN 9781760154035

Series Minutes of Danger

Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA

$12.99
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10 stories. 10 dangerous situations. 10 brave kids.
30 minutes to escape.

George is trapped in a falling aeroplane with no engine and no pilot.

Milla is covered with radioactive waste and her hazard suit is running out of air.

Otto is in the darkest depths of the ocean, where something hungry is circling...

Jack Heath’s arresting book of short stories will fascinate and terrify during each full 30-minute count down, as ten nail-bitingly dangerous situations play out right down to the last crucial moment. Who will live and who will die?

Genre: Thrillers

Reading Level: Upper Primary, Lower Secondary

School Year: Year 6, Year 7, Year 8, Year 9

Lexile Level:: 660L

Ages: 10 to 14

Page Count: 192

Jack Heath is the best-selling author of more than 20 action-packed books for kids aged 6-14. He fell in love with books in primary school, when an ear infection left him unable to do much other than read. In high school he was frustrated by the slow pace and lack of excitement in most teenage fiction, so he started writing his own novel. It was picked out of a slush pile and published while he was still a teenager, and it soon became an international success. Since then Jack's work has been translated into several languages, shortlisted for many awards and optioned for film and television. His novelsand his enthusiastic presentations at schools and festivalshave gotten thousands of kids hooked on reading.

In the course of his research, Jack has toured morgues and prisons, performed as a street magician and travelled through 11 countries, including Russia. His previous day jobsin which he met many interesting charactersinclude fry cook, music teacher, TV salesman, call centre worker and most fun of all, bookseller. He lives on the land of the Ngunnawal people in Canberra, Australia.

jackheath.com.au

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