Awards
Costa Children's Book Award Best Book
From Boston Globe - Horn Book Award winner Katherine Rundell comes an exciting new novel about a group of kids who must survive in the Amazon after their plane crashes.

Fred, Con, Lila, and Max are on their way back to England from Manaus when the plane they're on crashes and the pilot dies upon landing. For days they survive alone, until Fred finds a map that leads them to a ruined city, and to a secret.

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

Praise for this book

"A magnificent adventure." - Abi Elphinstone

"I love every one of Katherine Rundell's stories, but she gets more assured each time - this was everything I wanted it to be and more. Read it!" - Kiran Millwood Hargrave

"The Explorer is the best Amazon adventure since Journey to the River Sea. A bold, beautiful celebration of hearts with claws." - Lauren St John

"Katherine Rundell just gets better and better. I loved The Explorer. On one level it's a very exciting adventure story of four children fighting for survival in the Amazon - but it's also saying profound things about human nature and love and loss." - Jacqueline Wilson


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Used availability for Katherine Rundell's The Explorer

Hardback Editions

October 2018 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
ISBN: 0-606-41468-1 / 978-0-606-41468-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
ISBN: 1-4814-1945-5 / 978-1-4814-1945-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
ISBN: 1-4088-5487-2 / 978-1-4088-5487-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

September 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
ISBN: 1-4814-1946-3 / 978-1-4814-1946-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
ISBN: 1-4088-8219-1 / 978-1-4088-8219-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

April 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon CA   


April 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


August 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
Publisher: Audible Studios for Bloomsbury
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


August 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Explorer
Author(s): Katherine Rundell
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU