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Product description

It’s Bear Grylls meets Maze Runner! Oh yeah – and it’s by the author of Hollywood smasher Big Game. A killer virus. Jungle peril. Death. Sweat. Panic. Undiluted thrills exactly how you like them! Ash is on a tropical island – but this is no paradise. He’s been kidnapped, drugged and dumped there. Why? His mum – a genetic scientist – is also in big trouble. She’s been captured and infected with a deadly virus. Ash must cross the jungle to save her. But now he’s different: quicker and sharper. Why are the animals watching him? How can he use his new powers? What does it mean to be Boy X?

  • A thrilling jungle quest by the author of Big Game
  • Fast-paced sci-fi which sizzles with adrenaline
  • The Big Game film starred Samuel L. Jackson
  • Dan Smith’s other books include My Brother’s Secret

Product Details






Chicken House Ltd

Date published

February 4th, 2016

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Accelerated Reader

AR book level: 5.6; Middle years; 10.0 points

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  • 304 pages



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