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A Tiger Too Many

By Antony Wootten


Antony Wootten’s debut novel, A Tiger Too Many, is a dramatic and powerful page-turner for the 9-12 age range. Set in London Zoo during World War II, it is a tense tale of a young girl’s desperate struggle to save her beloved tiger-cub. Despite the traumas of air-raids and evacuation, and her older brother going missing in action, Jill never gives up, even when the zoo itself is bombed and she finds herself amongst the burning debris...

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LoveReading4Kids.com: “enchanting from the word go.” A Debut of the Month!

The Northeast, Middlesbrough & Teesside Evening Gazette’s December 2011 Book of the Month!

Newbury Weekly News, 8/12/11: “well written and retains the reader’s interest, so that he or she cares about what happens to the characters as the story zips along.”

TheBookbag.co.uk: real edge-of-the-seat-stuff”. “Buy it? Yes.”

Karen Langtree, children’s author, tweeted: I just finished A Tiger Too Many. A superb book Compares to a Michael Morpurgo with ease Wonderful characters gripping story(@karenlangtree)

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Donna Fawcett, KS2 teacher: “Can I just say an enormous well done for writing such a fantastic book 'A Tiger too many' you had us on the edge of our seats! Grace read the book at bedtime over three nights and that is good going for a bit of a reluctant reader! I must tell you that your book then inspired her to read and read and she has not stopped - so thank you for that!”

Judith Corcoran, KS2 teacher, Chessington: A Tiger Too Many proved to be an excellent starting point for the children’s learning about World War 2. From the opening paragraph they were hooked into the story and their interest in the war was captured. The pace and suspense of the story maintained their enthusiasm and the constant references to the events of the war and the way in which it impacted upon everyday life enabled their learning to be extended. The book sparked a wealth of writing opportunities.”

RRP £5.99



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