Kidnapped and drugged, Ash wakes up on a remote tropical island. His mum – a genetic scientist – has been imprisoned and infected with a deadly virus.
Where is he, and what’s he doing there? He sets out to cross the jungle to find out and rescue his mother. Soon he realises he’s quicker and sharper than before. But why are the animals watching him, and how can he use the jungle to his advantage?
Winner of the Essex Book Award
Winner of the Phoenix Book Award
Winner of the Coventry Inspiration Book Award
'Intense, captivating, and distinctive.'
'This book is AMAZING . . I REALLY WANT A SEQUEL.'
Daisy, GBHS School, Essex Book Awards 2017
'The MOST THRILLING and EXCITING book I have ever read.'
Sam, The Sweyne Park School Essex Book Awards 2017
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