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Gone : Book 1 - Michael Grant


Published: 1st April 2014
For Ages: 13+ years old
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RRP $19.99

'One minute, the teacher was there, the next, he was gone. There. Gone.' In the blink of an eye all the adults disappear in a small town in southern California and no one knows why. First a car crash, a house up in flames, then a complete communication meltdown...Suddenly cut off from the outside world, those that are left are trapped, and there's no help on the way. They must do all they can to survive. Chaos rules the streets. Gangs begin to form. Sides are chosen...strong or weak. Cruel or humane. A new world order is rising, and, even scarier, some survivors have power - power that no one has ever seen before...

About the Author

Michael Grant (born July 26, 1954) is an American author of young adult fiction. He has written over 150 books, though most are as a co-author with his wife. Together they have written the Animorphs and the Everworld book series. Grant is the sole author of the Gone and The Magnificent 12 series. Grant was raised in a military family, attending ten schools in five states, as well as three schools in France. As an adult, he became a writer in part because "it was one of the few jobs that wouldn't tie him down to a specific location. He has lived in almost 50 homes in 14 states." According to the back flap of one of his books: "He lives in California with his wife, Katherine Applegate, and their two children, and far too many pets."He currently lives in Tiburon, California. His top selling book was Gone; as it was such a success with teenagers. In the Gone series, there are currently six books starting with Gone and ending with Light, which the author said will be the conclusion to the series. At the moment he is working on a new book called Messenger of Fear as well as a new series called Soldier Girl.



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A must read


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  • Engaging characters
  • Page-Turner


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      I could hardly put the book down it was a great read!

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      ISBN: 9781742979908
      ISBN-10: 1742979904
      Series: Gone
      Audience: Teenager / Young Adult
      For Ages: 13+ years old
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 576
      Published: 1st April 2014
      Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont
      Country of Publication: AU
      Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 13.6  x 4.6
      Weight (kg): 0.48
      Edition Number: 1
      Edition Type: Special edition