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Shark adventure

Shark adventure

McGowan, Anthony; Shephard, David; Price, Willard, 1887-1983

On a remote Polynesian island, Amazon Hunt and her cousin, Frazer, recruits of TRACKS animal protection agency, are saving rare leatherback turtles. But an international animal smuggler wants the valuable turtles for himself. And, when a huge typhoon strikes, Amazon and Frazer face an even greater danger. Swept away into shark-infested waters, how will they save the turtles - and themselves?

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. Fiction 9+. Adventure. Adventure stories.
Published London: Puffin, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Anthony McGowan ; illustrated by David Shephard ; [inspired by the Willard Price adventures]
ISBN: 0141339489, 0141339497, 9780141339481, 9780141339498
Intended audience: 9+. Juvenile.
Physical Description: 256 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Subject: Wildlife conservation Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 6
Interest Level: MY
Points: 8
Quiz Number: 223948

Author note

Anthony McGowan is a multi-award-winning author of books for adults, teenagers and younger children. He has a life-long obsession with the natural world, and has travelled widely to study and observe it. He has also written feature articles and travel journalism forThe Times,Guardian,Daily Telegraph,Evening StandardandMail on Sunday.


The good old-fashioned adventure romp brought up to date without losing the fun or the thrills