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How I Saved the World in a Week

(2021)
A novel by

 
 
A brilliantly imagined new 8+ adventure about resilience, family and hope. From the bestselling and Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlisted author of BOY IN THE TOWER. Perfect for fans of Ross Welford, Lisa Thompson and Onjali Rauf.

Rule number one: Always be prepared . . .

Billy’s mum isn’t like other mums. All she wants is to teach him the Rules of Survival – how to make firebuild shelter and find food. She likes to test Billy on the rules until one day she goes too far, and Billy is sent to live with a dad he barely knows.

Then the world changes suddenly and forever, as people begin to be infected with a mysterious virus that turns their skin grey. As chaos breaks out and Billy has to flee the city, he knows that this is what his mum was preparing him for – not just to save his family, but to save the whole world.

Praise for How I Saved the World in a Week:
‘A fabulous page-turner’ – Abi Elphinstone, author of Sky Song
‘A compelling and timely survivalist journey’ – Sita Brahmachari, author of Where the River Runs Gold
‘A brave and powerful story’ – Jasbinder Bilan, author of Asha & the Spirit Bird

Praise for Boy in the Tower:
‘An unusual and very impressive debut’ – Fiona Noble, The Bookseller

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Paperback Editions

July 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: How I Saved the World in a Week
Author(s): Polly Ho-Yen
ISBN: 1-4711-9354-3 / 978-1-4711-9354-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Kindle Editions

July 2021 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: How I Saved the World in a Week
Author(s): Polly Ho-Yen
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU