Evie in the Jungle

Evie in the Jungle : World Book Day 2020

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Twelve-year-old Evie has a talent. She can HEAR what animals are thinking and she can TALK to them with her mind.

When Evie goes on a trip to the Amazon rainforest, her powers are put to the test. She makes friends with pink river dolphins, must save an injured sloth, and discovers the secret life of a jaguar. Soon she sees that the jungle is in serious and deadly danger, and comes up with a rather risky plan to help save it . . .

A brilliant new story from bestselling author Matt Haig, featuring Evie from Evie and the Animals and with illustrations by the award-winning Emily Gravett.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 115 x 180 x 5mm | 49g
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • World Book Day
  • Black and white illustrations throughout
  • 1838850759
  • 9781838850753
  • 40,302

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PRAISE FOR MATT HAIG'S BOOKS FOR CHILDREN: Absolutely brilliant -- CBBC Amazing * * Blue Peter * * Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be able to talk to animals? . . . Haig has written this entertaining story, which goes perfectly with drawings from brilliant illustrator Emily Gravett * * The Week Junior * * The perfect package of happiness -- OLIVIA COLMAN A cracking adventure * * The Times, Children's Book of the Week * * Exhilarating * * Financial Times * * Haig is a deeply engaging writer * * Daily Telegraph * * Full of heart and humour * * Daily Express * * Touching, funny and packed with memorable characters * * Sunday Mail * * Terrific . . . An instant classic * * Guardian * *
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About Matt Haig

As well as being a number one bestselling writer for adults, Matt Haig has won the Blue Peter Book Award, the Smarties Book Prize and been nominated three times for the Carnegie Medal for his stories for children and young adults. He has sold more than a million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over forty languages. Most recently, The Truth Pixie was a Sunday Times children's bestseller.

Emily Gravett is an award-winning writer and illustrator. She won her first CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal with the picture book Wolves and received the award for a second time with Little Mouse's Big Book of Fears. Emily lives in Brighton with her family and their two dogs.
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