Amy Wild

Amy Wild : Amazon Summer

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Amy Wild is in trouble again - and this time, her parents decide enough is enough. Amy is going to stay out of trouble over the summer by going on a trip with batty Auntie Marg - a photographer, who travels all around the world to dangerous, exciting places. That's how Amy's ended up here: Iquitos, Peru. The problem is, staying out of trouble just doesn't seem to happen when Amy's around. When Auntie Marg is involved in an accident, Amy has to escape into the Amazon rainforest, with no clothes, no food, no money, and no map. She's got to face spiders, poisonous plants, legends of evil spirits - and something even more sinister. All she has is Juan, a local boy with a mysterious scar, who's definitely hiding a secret ...show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 129 x 199 x 19mm | 216g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552568392
  • 9780552568395
  • 488,142

About Helen Skelton

Helen Skelton has worked in television and radio for over ten years. As a former Blue Peter presenter she's dined with the Queen, travelled the world and set a few world records. Helen kayaked the length of the Amazon river in 2010 for Sport Relief, and walked a tightrope between the towers of Battersea Power Station in 2011 for Comic Relief. She was the second woman ever to complete the Namibian Ultra-Marathon, and was the first person to reach the South Pole by bicycle. Helen is now part of the team at BBC Sport, BT Sport, Countryfile and has covered events for the BBC including the Olympics, The Commonwealth Games, Boat Race and The Cheltenham races to name a few. Helen Skelton lives in Cheshire with her husband and dog Barney.show more

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"Helen Skelton takes her first step into the world of children's fiction with this exciting adventure story" Mumsnetshow more

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I’m Amy Wild. And I’m in trouble. Again. It isn’t entirely my fault. It wasn’t even my idea to come on this trip to Peru with my batty old Auntie Marg. She’s a photographer, and she travels all around the world to dangerous, exotic, exciting places. That’s how we ended up here: crazy, colourful Peru. Auntie Marg was in an accident, and I had to hide in the Amazon rainforest. This place is full of spiders, scorpions and poisonous plants - and something more sinister than all of that put together. I’ve got no clothes, no food, no money – not even a map. All I’ve got is Juan. I would say he’s my friend, but I'm not sure I can trust him. Not yet . . . The first adventure-packed book from Helen Skelton.show more

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"Helen Skelton takes her first step into the world of children's fiction with this exciting adventure story"show more

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