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Publishing Superstar Wilbur Smith Aims Young with Cloudburst: Take a Sneak Peek Here

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31 March 2020

Publishing Superstar Wilbur Smith Aims Young with Cloudburst: Take a Sneak Peek Here

    Wilbur Smith’s Action-Packed First Series for Children: Review of Cloudburst by Wilbur Smith

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    31 March 2020

    Wilbur Smith’s Action-Packed First Series for Children: Review of Cloudburst by Wilbur Smith

    Synopsis

    Brand new Wilbur Smith series for readers of 11+ - starring fourteen-year-old Jack Courtney.

    Jack Courtney has lived in London his whole life. But this summer his parents are travelling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a gorilla conference, and they've promised to take Jack and his friends with them.When his parents go missing in the rainforest, abducted by mercenaries, nobody seems to have any answers. Jack is pretty sure that it's got something to do with the nearby tantalum mines, but he needs to prove it. Along with Amelia and Xander, Jack must brave the jungle to save his parents. Standing in his way is a member of his own family - Caleb Courtney.There are western gorillas, forest elephants and hippos. But there are also bandits, mercenaries and hostile tribes. The three friends will need their wits about them if they are not only to save Jack's parents, but their own lives too.
    Wilbur Smith
    About the author

    Wilbur Smith

    Wilbur Smith is a worldwide phenomenon. His readership has built up over fifty-five years of writing. Born in Central Africa in 1933, Wilbur became a full-time writer in 1964 following the success of When the Lion Feeds, and has since published over forty global bestsellers, including the Courtney Series, the Ballantyne Series, the Egyptian Series, the Hector Cross Series and many successful standalone novels, all meticulously researched on his numerous expeditions worldwide.

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