Brad has fallen into the lion enclosure, and the big cats are hungry! Charith takes the wheel of an out-of-control bus after an explosion. Iresha hears strange noises... from beneath the seabed. Daniel crawls into a waste crusher after a building collapseand then it gets switched on. Tak's class goes on an excursion to an army base and now an experimental military robot is hunting them. Jack Heaths next 10 nail-bitingly dangerous short stories will fascinate and terrify during each full 40-minute count down, as the dangerous situations play out right down to the last crucial moment. Who will live and who will die? Forty minutes of danger, in 40 minutes* of reading time! *Based on average reading speed.
About the Author
Jack Heath is the pen name of an internationally bestselling author. He wrote The Cut Out, the Countdown To Danger series and fourteen other action-packed thrillers for young people, which have been shortlisted for multiple awards and published in several languages around the world.
In the course of his research he has trained with firearms, performed street magic, visited morgues and prisons, travelled through Russia and read only books by women for a year. When he’s not touring schools, libraries and festivals around the world, he lives in Gunghalin. He is the inventor of the invisible bookend and a 5-minute meal you can eat at your desk.
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st August 2016
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9 x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.2