Deep in the Amazon jungle, members of a scientific expedition are disappearing...
Jake fears his dad, a bat biologist, is in danger. Against his father's wishes, he flies to Brazil to join the team, and embarks on his own investigation.
But high up in the treacherous rainforest canopy, something is waiting for him. Something as ancient as the dinosaurs, but fiercer.
Something that wants a gruesome revenge ...
About the Author
Paul Zindel was born on Staten Island, New York, where he spent ten years working as a chemistry teacher before becoming a writer. His first book, The Pigman, was published in 1969 to massive acclaim. He has since written over a dozen more novels and established himself as one of the strongest writers in his field. In 1971 he won the Pulitzer Prize for drama for The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds and, more recently, published an autobiographical account of his formative years, The Pigman and Me. Paul Zindel lived in Montague, New Jersey until his death in 2003 at the age of 66.
'Zindel is a master at creating and sustaining a mood, and Raptor is no exception.' -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL 'Paul Zinde's graphic stories Raptor and Bats had boys of 10 and over queing to order copies. Although revolting gory, they are well written and extremely fast moving.' -- Publishing News, April 2001 'Not for the fainthearted, Zindel has found a formula that will entice the teen reader.' -- Children's Books in Ireland, Spring 2001
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
Number Of Pages: 184
Published: 2nd June 2011
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.2 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.148