Stories Aloud
Publication date: 03 Oct 2019
ISBN: 9781788004343
Size: 129 x 198 mm
Length: 320 pages

FloodWorld

9-12
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FloodWorld is a gripping, action-packed story for 10+ readers. Kara and Joe spend their days navigating the perilous waterways of a sunken city, scratching out a living in the ruins. But when they come into possession of a mysterious map, they find themselves in a world of trouble. Suddenly everyone’s after them: gangsters, cops and ruthless Mariner pirates in their hi-tech submarines. The two children must find a way to fight back before Floodworld’s walls come tumbling down…

With cover illustration by Manuel Sumberac.

“An action-packed, edge of the seat thriller” BookTrust

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“Action-packed sci-fi with a cinematic feel.”

– Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

“An action-packed, edge-of-the-seat thriller, FloodWorld follows Joe and Kara as they’re sucked into a twisting whirlpool of gangsters, pirates, corruption and power struggles.”

– BookTrust

FloodWorld is a fast-paced adventure book filled with gritty realism, a feisty female protagonist and strong bonds between friends.”

– Amanda Westland, ReadingZone

“Beautifully written, fantastically timely, and utterly addictive. We cannot recommend this one highly enough.”

– Read it Daddy! (blog)

“An epic dystopian novel that grabs you from the first chapter and hurls you into a world that feels disturbingly believable, Flood World would be great for lovers of fast paced thrillers and sci-fi.”

– Anne Thompson, A Library Lady (blog)

“I’d give the book five stars, as it’s gripping and I found it impossible to put down! I’d 100% recommend this to any adventurous child or teen.”

– Lilly Ward, First News

“If you’re on the lookout for an exciting, action-filled read with some thoughtful things to say about the future and the nature of society, this is definitely one you should try!”

“For readers that love exciting action-packed adventure stories and films, FloodWorld is perfect. It is full of tense cliffhangers, thrilling chase scenes and hairbreadth escapes as two children, Kara and Joe, fight to confound a ruthless pirate plot.”

Books for Topics (blog)

“This fast-paced futuristic adventure story set in a sunken, post-climate change London feels like a blockbuster movie in waiting.”

“A compelling read, full of action and adventure, offering plenty to think about.”

“Expect an action-filled plot and some memorable characters, both good and bad, in this story set in a beautifully-described, watery world.”

Mrs Watts’ Edu (blog)

“Five stars… impossible to put down!”

First News

“This action-packed adventure is set in a world of ruthless pirates, rising tides and a society in turmoil.”

– The Week Junior

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